As the country decides whether or not to move forward with the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, America Abroad hosts a special binational Town Hall on the topic to hear perspectives from all sides of the issue.
Gulie Khalaf lives in Lincoln, Neb., home to America's largest Yazidi community. Community members are consumed by news about fellow Yazidis in danger in Iraq, so much so that some people have quit their jobs to grieve — and work to help people escape.
The debate over government surveillance versus individual privacy isn't confined to the United States. The revelations from Edward Snowden's National Security Agency leak have prompted investigations and allegations the world over.
A focal point at tonight's Democratic National Convention will be the delegation from the Illinois Democratic Party, a delegation that is infamous for its inability to cooperate. What is the story behind the fractious party in which Barack Obama cut his political teeth, and how has it taught him to be a presidential nominee?
John McCain unveiled an economic plan that would waive rules forcing senior citizens to withdraw from their IRAs or 401(k)s beginning at age 70 1/2. Barack Obama also supports the idea. What could the proposed rule change means for retirees?
Many Americans are related to people who fought and died in the Civil War. But imagine that you're related not just to one figure we associate with the Civil War and aftermath, but two. This is the case for Kenneth Morris.