The US wine industry is rich with immigrant stories. And there are the elders among them, including winemaker Miljenko “Mike” Grgich. He turned 90 this year and his story is one that traces the modern history of American wine.
Chemical weapon experts generally do their clean up work to neutralize weapons after conflicts are over. In Syria, they have to operate in the midst of a civil war, and so they are getting special training at a US military facility in Germany.
Japan and China dispute which country owns several islands in the East China Sea. With its recent unilateral declaration of an air defense zone, China risks triggering an accidental conflict that could involve the US.
The latest international student test scores were announced Tuesday. American teens remained average in reading and science, and lagged other developed nations in math. But some developing countries have seen their scores soar over the years.