This Week Around the World

This week around the world: April 19–21

April 19 Iran: Leaders announce decision to switch from dollar to euro The government in Tehran announced Wednesday it will switch from reporting foreign currency...

This week around the world: April 8–15

April 8, Brazil: Former president jailed for 12 years following corruption conviction Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was imprisoned after seeking refuge with...

This week around the world Feb. 22–Feb. 25

Feb. 22 Iran: Ahmadinejad calls for free elections in open letter to Supreme Leader In an open letter posted on his website Dolat-e Bahar, former...

This week around the world: Feb. 12–Feb. 18

Feb. 12 United Kingdom: Oxfam deputy head resigns over sex scandal Penny Lawrence—deputy head of U.K.–based charity Oxfam—resigned following allegations of sexual misconduct by aid...

This week around the world: Feb. 5–Feb. 11

Feb. 5 Israel: African migrants face deportation The Israeli government gave 20,000 male African migrants notice to leave the country within two months or risk...

This week around the world: Jan. 29–Feb. 4

Jan. 29 Egypt: Opposition leaders call for election boycott Several high-profile political figures have called for a boycott of Egypt’s upcoming presidential election, citing a...

This week around the world Jan. 22–28

Jan. 22 Liberia: New president promises crackdown on corruption Former international soccer star George Weah has been sworn in as president in Liberia’s first peaceful...

This week around the world: Jan. 15-21

Jan. 15 Libya: Tripoli airport closed after violent clashes Fighting broke out between two armed groups in the Libyan capital, resulting in at least...

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Arts & Culture

Immigration reshapes what it means to be American

In its more than 240 years of existence, the United States has seen near-constant evolution of the average American. According to U.S. Census data,...

Opinion

‘I really do care, don’t you?’

America has a long-standing history of oppression, violence and injustice, but in all of the chaos, there are nonprofits, organizations and people willing to...