Topic 1 US Promises N. Korea Economic Investment after Nuclear Deal
The United States has said it may let American businesses invest in North Korea if the two sides reach a nuclear agreement.
Topic 2 World Bank Head Calls for Business-like Effort on Health, Education
The fight against poverty needs to work aggressively on improving the health and education of young people and the defenseless.
Topic 3 Turkey’s Economic Policies Cause Its Money’s Value to Drop
The value of Turkish money, called the lira, hit another historic low compared to the U.S. dollar on Tuesday.
Topic 4 Border Town Residents: No Simple Fix to US Illegal Immigration
SAN LUIS, ARIZONA/EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA —
A long line of people, winding past a chain-link fence and a turnstile, distinguishes the boundary separating San Luis, in the U.S. state of Arizona, and San Luis Río Colorado in Sonora, Mexico. Otherwise, it would just appear to be desert.
Topic 5 Study: US Job Program for Foreign Students Expands
A new report says a United States government program for foreign students has been expanding in recent years.
Topic 6 Israel Hits Iranian Targets Inside Syria
Israel said Thursday its fighter planes struck dozens of Iranian military targets inside of Syria overnight.
Topic 7 Myanmar Struggles with Rohingya Crisis
Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya people have been forced out of western Myanmar in what the United Nations is comparing to “ethnic cleansing.”
Topic 8 Trump Offers Help to Chinese Company in Trade Dispute
Tensions over trade between the United States and China have now involved telecommunications equipment and soybeans.
Topic 9 Robots Could Take Jobs from Africans, Researchers Warn
It could soon cost less to operate a factory of robots in the United States than to employ a human worker in Africa.
Topic 10 France Worries New US Sanctions on Iran Could Hurt Middle East
The foreign minister of France has warned that the United States risks more problems in the Middle East if it places new restrictions on Iran.
Topic 11 George Washington: President, Man, Myth
Americans call George Washington “the father of our country.”
Topic 12 Malaysia’s New Leaders Lay Out Economic Reforms, Rattle Nerves
Malaysia's new government to scrutinize past economic policies under the now ousted Najib Razak administration is prompting analysts to warn of a slide in investment and growth in one of Southeast Asia's top economies.
Topic 13 Indian Court Orders Faster Investigations of Child Rape Cases
India’s Supreme Court has ordered high courts to guarantee speedier investigations in child rape cases.
Topic 14 Brown v. Board of Education Helps Launch Civil Rights Movement
The Supreme Court also affirms one of the biggest ideas about the United States: that the U.S. is a country of laws, not of men.
Topic 15 Nigeria’s Buhari Discusses Terrorism, Economy With Trump
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has met with American President Donald Trump in Washington.
Topic 16 US Imposes Sanctions on Venezuela After Maduro Win
The United States imposed economic sanctions Monday on Venezuela for what it said was the country's "fraudulent" re-election of President Nicolas Maduro to a second six-year term.
Topic 17 Afghanistan’s First Female General Calls for More Women in Military
Khatol Mohammadzai was active in the Afghan army for more than 30 years.
Topic 18 The Philippines, Usually a Receiver of Foreign Aid, Offers Some
The Philippines, usually a receiver of international aid, got a unique chance this week to give some as the government agreed to help struggling Papua New Guinea with rice cultivation.
Topic 19 Possible US Citizenship Question Raising Concerns
Mas Yamashita does not remember when he and his family left their small home in Oakland, California.
Topic 20 UN Condemns Collective Expulsions of Migrants From Algeria
United Nations officials are calling on Algeria to stop the collective expulsions of thousands of migrants. The migrants are mainly from sub-Saharan Africa.