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Should I Buy Extra Rental Car Insurance? Is It Really Worth It?
The dollar sign isn't always the most crucial consideration. Knowing you have adequate travel insurance is a significant step toward relaxing and enjoying your trip. A common motivation for recommending a damage waiver is the desire of travelers to avoid the trouble...
Private Criminal Defense Attorneys Play Critical Role In Overtaxed System
Research Shows Defendants Suffer Without Private Defense One of the major guarantees of our justice system in the United States is legal representation, a right established in the case Gideon v. Wainwright in 1963. In order to facilitate such representation, though,...
2017’s Safest Cities in America
With fears of falling victim to cybercrime and mass shootings topping the list of crime worries among Americans, according to the most recent Gallup polls, the personal-finance website WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2017's Safest Cities in America. To determine...
From Poker Success to Saving Lives: What Next For AI in 2017?
Step aside Phil Ivey; I'm afraid your Ivey League is no longer the gold standard of poker education. That’s right, a new king of poker has been crowned, bouncing back incredibly from the crushing jaws of defeat in 2015. Fans of poker worldwide, meet your new champion:...
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Southern Turkey struggles to observe Ramadan after devastation of earthquakes
As the month of Ramadan starts, residents of southern Turkey are struggling to mark the holiday as they remain displaced and devastated by last month's earthquakes. Article Attribution | Read More at Article Source
Strikes continue in France as the public protests higher retirement age
Three days after France's president Emmanuel Macron enacted reforms to the country's pension system without the approval of parliament, nation-wide protests resumed. Article Attribution | Read More at Article Source
12 years after combat operations ceased, U.S Senate debates ending Iraq War
Twenty years after the first bombs dropped on Baghdad, the U.S. Senate is set to repeal the war authorization for the 2003 Iraq war. Article Attribution | Read More at Article Source
A new wave of Arab musical artists are gaining global traction
A new wave of Arab artists are gaining global traction. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with music writer Danny Hajjar about this recent rise and the future of Arabic music. Article Attribution | Read More at Article Source
Iraqi-American photojournalist returns to homeland after more than two decades
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Iraqi-American photojournalist Salwan Georges about his trip back to a war-torn Iraq for the first-time since he and his family fled in 1998. Article Attribution | Read More at Article Source
Why a horror film starring Winnie the Pooh has run into trouble in Hong Kong
The film featuring a murderous Pooh bear has been pulled from theaters in Hong Kong and Macau without explanation. Some say it's a result of China's censorship of memes related to leader Xi Jinping.(Image credit: Chen Cici/AP) Article Attribution | Read More at...
Lawmakers turn up the heat on Tik Tok’s CEO Shou Zi Chew in high-stakes hearing
Both Republicans and Democrats expressed deep skepticism that the company won't share U.S. user data with the Chinese government while questioning Chew.(Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Article Attribution | Read More at Article Source
Ukraine war: The front line where Russian eyes are always watching
When their positions are under attack, he explains, they take cover in trench dugouts, while one soldier stays on watch looking for enemy infantry and drones. He has learned to cope, he says. "There was fear for the first few times. When I first came. Now it has all,...
Local court sentences Rahul Gandhi to jail for Modi joke
Mr Gandhi is the scion of the Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, which has given three prime ministers to India. His great-grandfather, Jawaharlal Nehru, was the first and longest-serving prime minister of India. His grandmother, Indira Gandhi, was the first female prime...
Biden is visiting Ottawa this week. Concerns about Haiti are at the top of the agenda
It's President Biden's first trip to Canada as president. He and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are expected to discuss their concerns about the security crisis in Haiti.(Image credit: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images) Article Attribution | Read More at Article Source
Australia decides on the referendum question to create a greater say for Indigenous
Australians will vote sometime between October and December on the referendum that would enshrine in the constitution an Indigenous Voice to Parliament.(Image credit: Lukas Coch/AP) Article Attribution | Read More at Article Source
Exiled opposition leader doesn’t want the world to forget about oppression in Belarus
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with exiled Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya. After being tried in absentia, she was recently convicted to 15 years in prison on charges of treason. Article Attribution | Read More at Article Source