President Barack Obama has linked the ongoing struggle for economic equality with the goals of the 1963 March on Washington, in a speech marking its 50th anniversary. The President described it as "our great unfinished business."
When it comes to chemical weapons, one thing is clear: You're not allowed to use them. There's an internationalreaty banning them. What the treatyesn't say is what should happen if a nation does use chemical weapons.
Dozens killed in Baghdad in the latest wave of violence to hit Iraq. The security forces are put on high alert. Anchor Marco Werman asks Jane Arraf, of Al Jazeera English and the Christian Science Monitor, to connect the dots between Syria and Iraq.
Fifty years ago, American expatriates organized their own protests in European capitals in support of the March on Washington. Many were African Americans like writer James Baldwin, who organized one in Paris among Americans living there.
Across Africa, many HIV-positive women would like to have children, but they face a dilemma: How can they become pregnant without putting their partners at risk? Dr. Okeoma Mmeje, an ob-gyn at the University of Michigan, offers an inexpensive solution.
The drumbeat for action against Syria has grown louder, with Syria promising to strike back at Israel if it's attacked by the west. But in Israel, the government is saying it will strike back hard if Syria strikes -- and it's pushing for western airstrikes because of what it sees as the bigger picture.
As the Obama administration debates how to respond to the chemical weapons attack in Syria last week, we ask why chemical weapons are seen with such abhorrence. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Peter Beinart, senior political writer with the Daily Beast.