The United Nations Mine Action Service today gave New Yorkers a chance to experience what walking through a minefield is like. Eleanor Stanford took a walk.
Katie Toth takes us to see how building robots can help kids learn about science and technology.
Reporter Hilary Brueck laced up her running shoes to find out how new spring moves change how the body works AND how it looks.
In light of the Fort Hood shooting where Iraq War veteran Ivan Lopez killed three people before killing himself, questions are arising about the security on the military base.
Afghans will elect a new president tomorrow. It is the second election since the ouster of the Taliban in 2001. Two AP reporters were shot today, one fatally, ramping up tensions over security. Michael O’Hanlon is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. He says in spite of the potential for fraud and serious security breaches, hopes are still high for an improvement over past elections.
In New York State, hydro-electric power is being used by some companies. Not only is it environmentally friendly, but its use is also helping to keep jobs in-state.
Egyptians are going to the polls next month. And it’s an election that the US is isn’t crazy about.
Every year, the UN General Assembly holds an election to choose the next nations to occupy a three-year seat at the Human Rights Council. Although it is a secret ballot, the results of the latest election were not without a good dose of controversy. China, Saudi Arabia, Cuba and Russia were re-elected for a second term despite of their tainted human rights record, and the the restrictions of freedoms under their current governments. This outcome has many worrying about a setback in the organization.
New York City’s public e-cigarette ban goes into effect at the end of this month and some city e-cigarette users are outraged. One user has filed a lawsuit to stop the ban. Chris Mathias reports on how the jury is still out on e-cigarettes.