An estimated 250,000 Filipinos fought for the United States during World War II. There are very few of these veterans left — just a few thousand — but a new immigration program might give them a chance to be with their children at the ends of their lives.
The International Basketball Federation has a head-covering rule that restricts many Muslim players. Professional basketball player Indira Kaljo is determined to change a rule that forces many to choose between sport and faith.
Many Russians are watching their team's winning Olympic performances on Russia’s Match television channel — and they’re cheering on their athletes in Rio despite outstanding widespread doping allegations.
You may know him as the cranky lawyer from the '90s TV series "Picket Fences." But he got his first break as a child star in the Yiddish theater in Brooklyn. Fyvush Finkel died on Sunday at his home in Manhattan. He was 93.
There was a fear that rowers would get sick from the waters in Rio. But that hasn't been the case. If anything, the venue for the regatta was picture perfect, and even clean, US rower Andrew Campbell says.
The Pentagon says “It's not a no fly zone.” But a Kurdish rebel commander in northeastern Syria interviewed by PRI said, “The American forces are on the ground. ... We asked our partners to create a no-fly zone. ... They accepted this request.” And he said it's working.
In 1980, Randy Goodman was a 24-year-old post-graduate with big interest in politics and photography. A grand opportunity knocked on the door when she was asked to go to Iran along with a group of Americans to find out what was behind the US Embassy hostage crisis.