In the US, here’s been an outcry against the passing of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana. But while some citizens are stunned, a foreign correspondent says it's even harder for someone trying to explain it to people outside the United States.
Indian American mother Purvi Patel already had become Indiana's first woman convicted of feticide, for what she said was a miscarriage. Now she's been sentenced to 20 years in prison, alarming advocates for immigrants and reproductive rights.
Purvi Patel is the second pregnant woman in Indiana to be charged under the state's law against "feticide," a law originally passed to protect pregnant women from harm. Patel was sentenced Monday to face up to 20 years in prison, in a case has alarmed advocates for women and immigrants.
The state of Indiana was among the first in a wave of states to pass a strict photo ID law to vote. Republicans say it was necessary to prevent fraud, while Democrats call it a solution in search of a problem.
Foreign leaders are wondering what the heck US politicians are doing. That's according to former Republican Senator Richard Lugar. He says foreign leaders are telling him now isn't the time for the US to have an internal tiff with global complications.
Returning home after an long absence can often be disarming. Things that were once familiar are often no longer. That's what Deepak Singh encountered when he returned to Lucknow, India after a 10 year absence.
For today's Geo Quiz we asked which one of the following ISN'T an actual town in the United States. Arabia, Nebraska -- Bagdad, California -- Cairo, Illinois -- Mecca, Indiana -- Palestine, Texas. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Jonathan Curiel about discovering traces of Arab and Islamic culture in unexpected places here in the US.
In his book, "In the Footsteps of the Prophet,” Swiss philosopher Tariq Ramadan explains why the prophet Mohammed is more modern than many believe and why reconciliation between conservative Muslims and secular societies is possible.
Sergei Zhuk, an author and rock fan, says Rock and Roll helped bring down the Soviet Union. His book is called "Rock and Roll in the Rocket City: The West, Identity, and Ideology in Soviet Dniepropetrovsk, l960-l985." Brigid McCarthy spoke to Zhuk.
The United States is held in high regard in Kosovo because of its role in supporting the former Serbian province's bid for independence. So, for many Kosovars, having a beefy American muscle car is a high sign of status. So much so that Kosovars living abroad, even in the U.S., often bring their cars home with them on vacation.