The Israeli parliament is considering a law that would criminalize the use of the word 'Nazi' in most cases. It turns out that some Israeli Jews use references to Nazis and the Holocaust as insults directed at their own fellow Jews.
Facebook's Irish subsidiary is responsible for all its users outside of North America. So when those folks think Facebook is encroaching on their privacy, Irish regulators are the ones who handle the complaints.
It'll be high states diplomacy when world leaders and dignitaries gather tomorrow at the UN General Assembly meeting. Host Marco Werman gets the behind-the-scenes look from Joel Rubin, a former state department official.
The trial of Kenya's deputy president, William Ruto, and his boss, president Uhuru Kenyatta, are accused of orchestrating violence that followed disputed elections six years ago. It's the first time serving leaders have been called to account.
First-trimester abortions were decriminalized in Mexico City six years ago. Anti-abortion activists launched a counter-offensive across Mexico. Investigative journalist Kathryn Joyce has traveled to Mexico City to look at the abortion wars there.
Demand for medical care will grow. One possible solution would be to allow more foreign-trained doctors to work in the US. Many are ready to practice but the US system for residency keeps them out of the running. Marina Giovannelli of WLRN-Miami has more.
India may be the world's largest secular democracy but that doesn't mean it's easy to practice atheism there.Young atheists trying to gain more recognition say government policies and laws still exclude them and cultural acceptance is hard to come by.
In Denmark, restrictive family immigration laws often prevent young Danes from marrying and living in the country with non-European spouses. One of the consequences is that it has forced many second-generation immigrants to leave Denmark.
11 million. It's the estimated number of immigrants living in the US illegally. But how did we even get to that figure? From the public radio collaboration Fronteras Desk, reporter Adrian Florido finds out.
Butchering chicken and meat. It's dangerous, low-paying factory work, and it leans heavily on immigrant workers, sometimes illegally. But some immigrants are deciding to move on from such tough work. Anna Boiko-Weyrauch reports from Missouri.
Containing health-care costs is a key goal of reform efforts. The World's Katy Clark reports on the work of Eugene Litvak, a Russian who works with US hospitals on ways to increase efficiency, improve patient care, and cut costs.
Election results in Afghanistan show incumbent president Hamid Karzai winning re-election; But allegations of fraud continue to mar the process. Now EU observers say that up to 25% the ballots cast are suspect. The World's Jason Margolis has details.
The government in Spain's northwest region of Catalonia says it spends about 3 million dollars a year rescuing ill-prepared hikers from the region's mountains. Now it's charging reckless hikers for their rescues. The World's Gerry Hadden explains.
Iraqi officials have raised the death toll from Sunday's bombings in Baghdad to 155. The co-ordinated attacks were Baghdad's bloodiest since April 2007. The World's Jason Margolis takes a look at what's been going on in Iraq.
A Chinese woman known as the Godmother of the underworld was sentenced to 18 years in jail today for bribery, illegal gambling, and other gang activity. The World's Mary Kay Magistad has been watching the trial in Beijing.
The signature work of the British graffiti artist known as Banksy is showing up in Los Angeles. He's rumored to be in town for the Oscars. Anchor Lisa Mullins has more on what kind of mischief the mysterious artist has been causing.