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The U.S. has denied a visa to Hamid Aboutalebi, Iran's choice as ambassador to the United Nations, which is based in New York. Aboutalebi is an experienced diplomat, but his past involvement as a...
General Motors is signaling its plans to ask a bankruptcy judge for protection from lawsuits related to a defective switch recall. As Michigan Radio's Tracy Samilton reports, the action could further...
A groundbreaking survey reports that nearly 2 out of 3 transgender people say they've been victims of physical assault. Most of those crimes are never reported to police. This year, the Justice...
Unlike many young women in her ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, Yael Mizrach...
Yael Mizrachi, a 33-year-old Israeli woman, has been to many matchmakers."Too many," she says, rolling her wide dark eyes and tossing her shoulder-length hair.Matchmakers are the traditional way to...
At the height of the Great Depression, President Franklin Roosevelt enacted a raft of New Deal programs aimed at giving jobs to millions of unemployed Americans; programs for construction workers and...