Saudi Arabia may be the only country where women aren't allowed to drive, but it’s not the only place where woman are forbidden from getting behind the wheel. It even happens in some communities in the US.
Nicole Ponseca, founder of Maharlika and Jeepney in the East Village, wants Filipino food to stand on its own two feet in the American market. Unlike what some of her contemporaries have said, she thinks America is ready for offals.
The US citizenship has an amazingly high pass rate — but it also has a number of critics. They argue the questions, frankly, are bad. And the test doesn't encourage immigrants to become better citizens, but rather to memorize facts they can write on the test.
A year after superstorm Sandy brought home the growing dangers of climate change, scientists are more sure than ever that global warming is already underway. But AP science writer Seth Borenstein tells host Marco Werman they're less clear on some of the specifics, especially related to Sandy itself.
A photo of three pioneering women doctors has been circulating in social media -- but they're not wearing white lab coats. They're wearing culturally significant dress and they represent the first women doctors from their countries, back in the 1800s.
Allegations against Bill Cosby dating from decades ago have stirred a debate in the US over whether legal statutes of limitations should apply to sexual assault cases. Some countries, like Canada and the UK, don't have deadlines for prosecuting such cases, which has allowed prosecutors to open high-profile "historic cases" of assault with some success.
Pacific Gas & Electric has decided to take the aging Diablo Canyon nuclear plant, near an earthquake fault in California, offline within 10 years and replace it with wind and solar power. But an even older reactor, Indian Point, near New York City, will continue to operate, despite defects and opposition.