A decade after failing to report a fault in their ignitions, automaker General Motors has agreed to pay out. Marie Shabaya has more.
HOST INTRO: For commentator Marie Shabaya, the risks her parents took inspired her to take her own. She shares the story of how a non-stop flight, almost twenty years ago, changed her life. —————————————————————————————————- My parents were dreamers. When I was very young, my father told us about his Arabian dream. He told my sisters […]
HOST INTRO: New York City public school students spent days last week taking the statewide English Language Arts, or ELA, assessment test. This morning, just before class, parents and teachers in over thirty Manhattan elementary schools rallied against the tests saying that they were unfair and unnecessary. Marie Shabaya reports. ————————————————————————————————————————— AMBI: SCHOOL BUS STOPPING It’s just […]
Egyptians are going to the polls next month. And it’s an election that the US is isn’t crazy about.
Afghanistans return to the elections polls where some of the candidates are former warlords . Threats of violence loom.
HOST INTRO: When the state department announced, last year, that private identity information of public school students would be gathered and stored in a brand new database, parents, teacher and even then Public Advocate, Bill de Blasio were apoplectic. In the end, the State Atttorney General put the breaks on it. Today, member of the State Assembly met with […]
Peace talks between Israel and Palestine resumed last July, with strong US backing. The talks are scheduled to end in less than two months but what stands in the way of a comprehensive peace agreement? Marie Shabya reports.