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.
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.
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.
"Blistering Blue Barnacles!" For the Geo-Quiz, we're looking for the hometown of Georges Remi. You might know him by his pen name, Hergé. His depiction of life in the Congo has struck some these days as racist.
Ukraine is used to strong women, but not necessarily powerful ones. Yulia Tymoshenko? who's running in the presidential runoff this weekend is both. Reporter Brigid McCarthy looks at the Tymoshenko phenomenon.
It's already against the law to be gay in Uganda. But some legislation being proposed there would drastically increase the existing penalties. We hear from Long Jones (pictured), an openly gay Ugandan living in Kampala.
Airports in the US this week are installing a controversial new body scanning device to keep passengers safe. But some question whether the devices are the answer. Ronen Attai is the general manager of the Israeli Security Academy just outside Tel Aviv.
The federal government is allowing undocumented Haitians to apply for temporary protected status. It will allow them to get jobs and come out of the shadows. The World's Katy Clark recently met some Haitians in the Boston area who were applying for TPS.
President Barack Obama has succeeded in pushing through health care reform in the United States. But what does that domestic victory mean for his administration's foreign policy challenges? The World's Matthew Bell has that story.