A day after lifting economic sanctions against Iran for meeting the terms of the nuclear agreement, the U.S. announced new, limited sanctions against several Iranian citizens and companies for helping Iran’s ballistic missile program.
In Kenya, blind students and those with poor eyesight were still using Braille books for their studies until recently.
The American seafood staple of Maine lobster, or “lobsta” as they say in Maine, is becoming very popular on Asian dining tables.
There has been praise and condemnation for Hollywood star Sean Penn this week.
If you are lucky enough to win America’s Powerball lottery jackpot Wednesday night, you could take home all or part of an estimated $1.5 billion.
Turkish forces have killed 200 Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has announced.
British actor Alan Rickman has died after a battle with cancer.
The nominations for the year’s Academy Awards have been announced.
Al Jazeera America, the three-year-old cable news channel that promised to cover in-depth journalism in the U.S., is closing.
A conflict is forming on the streets of New York City between legal and illegal food trucks and carts.