When it comes to risk of corruption, not all states are created equal. A new 50-state investigation found that no state does exceptionally well when it comes to having laws and practices that discourage corruption. And some states do extremely poorly.
Ahmed Gallab was born in Sudan and raised in the US. In his early 20s he gained a measure of indie-rock fame playing with groups such as Of Montreal and Yeasayer. But it's his solo project Sinkane that seems to be drawing him back to his African roots.
Mitt Romney is on his first international trip as presumptive Republican presidential nominee. As part of his trip, particularly in London, he's hosting fundraising dinners for Americans living abroad.
When you think of flowers, you might think of Holland. But the owners of an Oberlin, Ohio, greenhouse are working with the Dutch — as well as flower growers from 12 other countries — to master the art of growing the perfect orchid.
The World's Matthew Bell reports that foreign policy issues are on the table as Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama look for a win in tomorrow's big primaries in Texas and Ohio; during campaign stops in Ohio
Most casino workers on the Las Vegas strip are part of a union. Now, some non-union casino workers want to be part of a union. But some say they're being targeted for speaking out. The World's Jason Margolis has more.
The US joined 11 other nations Thursday in agreeing to "change the balance of power on the ground" in Syria. Secretary of State John Kerry said the US would provide non-lethal aid to rebels fighting the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday won a second term, powered by a coalition of minority and youth voters. In a rousing speech to his supporters, he told Americans the "best is yet to come." The Democrats retain control of the U.S. Senate, while Republicans control the House of Representatives.