This Syrian musician has turned the struggle for Aleppo and other battles in Syria into very sad songs.
Baltimore's population has long been segregated by race and class, even as a matter of formal government policy. And while those discriminatory practices are no longer law, they've created a legacy of poor housing that still harms poor, overwhelmingly black residents.
The true north strong and free (delivery)? Thanks to tight airspace restrictions in the US, Amazon has taken its research into super-speedy drone delivery across the border to a secret facility in Canada.
It turns out you don't need your own propaganda department to counter North Korea's indoctrination of its citizens and maybe start a revolution — just sitcoms like "Friends" and the will to make the dangerous attempt to smuggle it into the North, where citizens lap up Western media.
When Russia moved into Crimea last year, even NATO admits it was caught off-guard. But now a top NATO general says the West is alert to Putin's plans, and is developing its own moves to stop him from expanding any further.
Craig Spencer set off a panic in New York City when he was diagnosed with Ebola last October, accused of reckless behavior by politicians and the media. Now recovered Spencer speaks out against the hysteria that followed his diagnosis in an exclusive interview with WNYC.
As if the SAT, ACT and state exams weren't enough, Arizona high school students will now also have to pass the citizenship ship in order to graduate. Advocates say it's a tool to make sure kids graduate with the proper grasp of history and government.
This month's midterm elections saw the lowest voter turnout in 70 years. That may be because in an era of smartphones and on-demand everything, American voting procedures are still the ones that best fit the agricultural rhythm of the country's early years.
Dr. Adam Levine just returned from Liberia, where he spent more than a month helping to treat Ebola patients. Now that he's back and waiting to see if he's officially clear of the disease, he's feeling the same isolation many West Africans feel — and he says the panic in the US isn't helping anti-Ebola efforts.
Thousands of Chinese workers, many of them teenagers, become seriously ill from chemicals used in factories producing Apple products. A new documentary called "Who Pays The Price?" is following the lives, and deaths, of some workers and may have already led to changes in the Apple's foreign practices.