North Korea threatens Guam, dog airlift, Glen Campbell
August 09, 2017
The hostile rhetoric between the US and North Korea just went up another notch — we take a look today. Also, Ghana's first satellite is now in orbit. And the global reach of late country music legend Glen Campbell.
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Sujatha Gidla was born 'untouchable,' one of India's lowest castes. She was bullied at school and constantly made to feel ashamed of who she was. Then she moved to New York City and became a subway conductor. Her latest achievement? A memoir about her life in India.
What had started at as an uneasy quiet turned violent Wednesday when unofficial results from Kenya's election showed the incumbent winning.
It's been a little over a year since Auschwitz survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel died. His only child, Elisha Wiesel, says he plans to carry his father's legacy forward in a personal way.
The small West African nation is already planning its next launch.
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In a direct challenge to the positions and policies of the Trump administration, a leaked draft of a scientific report from 13 US federal agencies says there's no doubt humans are largely responsible for climate change. It warns of the stark consequences now and in the future.
Dog rescue volunteers are celebrating their 1,000th Turkish golden retriever airlifted to the US.
Could high bride prices be fueling global terrorism, conflict and instability? Yes, say two academics in a new article published in MIT Press Journals. And they say the US should wake up and address it.