Ebola is still a scary, hot-button issue in the United States, and some Africans immigrants say they're being harrassed and discriminated against because of those fears. Now a web- and phone-based hotline is hoping to collect those stories and use them to fight back against unwarranted attacks.
Drivers are so happy to see gas prices plummeting that sales of big SUVs are back up in a big way — even those of the notoriously inefficient Hummer. But analysts say that people shouldn't wish for too much of a good thing.
Not everybody who serves in the US military is actually an American citizen, but many of them were told they would receive citizenship if they served. Instead, thousands have been deported from the country they say is their real home after committing even minor crimes.
One of The World's audio engineers, Jane Pipik, didn’t know a whole lot about her Great Uncle Frank growing up. He died just at the end of World War I, but she never knew of his heroism — until a retired Belgian military officer took it upon himself to find her family.
The US responded to Ebola quickly, and succeeded in stamping out the small number of known cases. Now that the last Ebola patient in the country has been cleared, one doctor says it's time to refocus on West Africa.
A new report from the European Leadership Network details a surge in incidents involving Russian planes and submarines, raising fears of a "new Cold War." And without better coordination, the risk of an unintended conflict could rise along with tensions.
The new NOVA special, "Vaccines: Calling the Shots," explores the lingering global resistance to vaccination campaigns. Case studies from around the world explain just how bad the impact can be when groups opt out of childhood shots.
Germany says it has uncovered American spies, and Chancellor Angela Merkel is "unamused." But even after the Germans ordered the removal of a CIA official in Berlin, the flap is unlikely to change much in the US-German relationship.
President Obama has deployed 3,000 troops to combat Ebola in West Africa. That may seem like a stretch for a group of people who aren't medical experts, but the US military has a long history of stepping into humanitarian crises – and can add real value to aid efforts.
Shireen Ahmed is a Muslim soccer player and coach living in Toronto, Canada. She was born to Pakistani parents and soccer was always a major part of her life. Following her passion, though, became a challenge when she decided to cover her hair.
Traditionally, the winter hat of choice for Canada's famous Mounties has been a muskrat hat. But animal rights activists recently persuaded the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to consider switching to a knit wool cap, sparking a storm of controversy in parliament.
For some foreigners, the H1B, a temporary, skilled-worker visa, is one way to work legally in the US; Some argue that companies pay H1B holders less than their American counterparts, while foreigners can feel shackled to their employers.
The discovery of two giant holes in the ground in far northern Russia is raising all kinds of speculation about their origin. No one yet knows for sure how they were formed, but a leading scientist is pointing to an ever-more usual suspect—climate change.
If you think drinking and driving is bad, just imagine drinking and flying. That's what some birds in Canada's Yukon territory are doing with the aid of fermented berries, so local animal health officials have prepared a tiny place for the birds to sleep it off.
There's a growing demand for a metal you've probably never heard of, t's called "molybdenum" and it's used in computers, and right now, the global demand for the metal is so high that it's prompted the re-opening of a long dormant mine in Colorado,
The musical group, A Hawk and a Hacksaw, hail from Albuquerque. They play Hungarian and Romanian music. Recently, they performed as the house band at a Romanian restaurant in London. The World's Hugo Boothby caught up with them there.
There was a demonstration today outside the corporate headquarters of Chevron; the oil company is under pressure from human rights activists who want the company to stop its business activities in Myanmar, Nigeria and Ecuador
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Egyptian-born actor Sayed Badreya, who appears in the new Adam Sandler movie "You Don't Mess With the Zohan;ï¿½ Badreya talks about what it's like to be cast as the Arab "bad guy" in Hollywood movies