Some news reports suggest that the production of palm oil in Guatemala is forcing many Guatemalans to migrate north in search of jobs. Palm oil is a big export for Guatemala. Industry supporters say it brings investment and jobs in the country.
The Australian Open and Wimbledon Championships are finally putting a stop to extremely long matches.
In this example, the cutting edge is the sharp edge of a knife. But we also use it to mean something much more.
The amount of sleep Americans get has been decreasing over the last 20 years. And this may affect the academic abilities of college students.
A spokesman for the coalition said it "has begun the process of our deliberate withdrawal from Syria." The spokesman added said to protect security the coalition would not provide details on troop movements.
In todays Ask a Teacher, our reader Mastaneh asks how to recognize syllables in a word.
The Catholic Church rejected the official result of the Democratic Republic of the Congos presidential election on Thursday. And the losing candidate called the result a robbery.
A Saudi woman who fled to Thailand has been permitted asylum in Canada. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed that his country had granted her asylum.
Each year, the Las Vegas consumer electronics show, or CES, presents the latest developments in many areas of technology. As this year’s show draws to a close, we are looking at some of the most interesting new products from CES 2019.
Getting lost while walking in nature can be a very frightening thing. If you are lost for a long time, surviving can be difficult. Find out what one man does to survive in the first part of this classic American short story by Jack London.
Historian Susan Schulten looks at maps for much more than just directions. She shares about what some maps have taught her in her book, A History of America in 100 Maps.
There are many reasons that interrupting a speaker or group of speakers may be necessary.
The National Counterintelligence and Security Center is working with the American government in a computer security campaign.
Banjo is the result of two cultures blending. It was brought from Africa by slaves. At the beginning of the 19th century people in the American South started using it to make country music, namely bluegrass.
Researchers are testing smartphone apps that use artificial intelligence, or AI, to predict depression and possible self-harm.
This week, Britain has carried out testing to see how its transportation system could be affected under a “no-deal” exit from the European Union.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized the U.S. national security advisor for saying there were conditions on the planned U.S. withdrawal from Syria. John Bolton left Turkey’s capital without speaking with the president. Two thousand U.S. troop are in Syria.
Over the past two weeks, four Americans took their team loyalty to new heights. As part of a competition, they agreed to live high in the air next to a billboard overlooking the city of San Jose, California.
Malaysia’s largely ceremonial chief of state, King Muhammed V, resigned unexpectedly on Sunday. The national news agency Bernama says the country’s ruling families have agreed on a date to choose a new king.
Most healthy children between the ages of four and 10 grow about five centimeters a year. Parents often notice this growth by how quickly their children grow out of their clothes and shoes. However, when a child does not reach usual growth markers, it could be a sign of a health problem.
It was a series of upsets at the Golden Globes Award ceremony Sunday night in Los Angeles, California.
Jin Park is the first Dreamer from the U.S. to win a Rhodes scholarship. But, if he accepts the award, he may not be able to re-enter the United States.
Woods was released from San Quentin State Prison after serving 21 years of a 31-year jail sentence for attempted armed robbery. Last November, California Governor Jerry Brown cancelled his sentence.
Many Americans approve of the use of gene-editing technology. But they also worry over exactly how it will be used.
Traditional games meet modern technology at a futuristic entertainment business in Los Angeles, California.