World Topics

May 10, 2015

U.S. man recites Muslim call to prayer in all 50 states

A Michigan marketing executive has recited the Muslim call to prayer in all 50 U.S. states. Jameel Syed, 40, finished his 35-day trek Friday at the Islamic Association of Greater Detroit in the suburb of Rochester Hills. That’s where he regularly delivers the call ...

Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby girl

May 2, 2015

Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby girl

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to a baby girl, royal officials said Saturday. Kensington Palace said a brief statement that Kate “was safely delivered of a daughter” at 8:34 a.m. London time, less than three hours after she was admitted to ...

Teacher's assignment goes viral after pupils reveal secrets

Apr 18, 2015

Teacher's assignment goes viral after pupils reveal secrets

A Colorado teacher who posted notes from her third-grade class online and started a social media whirlwind under the hashtag #IWishMyTeacherKnew said Friday the assignment had been a revelation for her. Kyle Schwartz, 26, asked the eight- and nine-year-olds at her Denver inner city ...

India village gets 'world's cheapest' clean water

Apr 17, 2015

India village gets 'world's cheapest' clean water

Charity workers have teamed with an impoverished village in eastern India to develop what they say is the world’s cheapest bottle of drinking water — costing less than one U.S. cent. After years of suffering illnesses from drinking polluted ground water, residents of Madusudankati ...