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.
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.
With 14% of Kokomo, Indiana's population relying on Chrysler for their income, how will the town cope with the stalled auto bailout and the idle manufacturing plants? Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight joins John and Adaora to talk about the future of his town.
Indiana's Democratic Senator Evan Bayh announced that he will not be seeking re-election later this year. The news came as a shock to national Democrats still reeling from the recent loss of their supermajority status.
Gregory Porter, Luke Gates and Derrik Sweeney, college students studying at American University in Cairo, are accused of throwing Molotov cocktails at security forces from the roof of a university building. They're being held but thus far are not believed to have been charged.
The effect of this summer's drought in the United States may well be felt around the world soon. That's because the U.S. is the world's biggest corn exporter. As harvests fall and prices rise, many of world's poor will feel the squeeze.