U.S., Global Partners Pledge Continued Afghanistan Support

By MacKenzie C. Babb Staff Writer Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has pledged continued U.S. support for Afghanistan, joining nearly 100 nations in doing so at an international conference in Bonn, Germany, as Afghanistan works toward increasing self-sustainability. “We
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How to Stay Safe and Stay Free While Connected

By Stephen Kaufman Staff Writer This article is part one of two. The second article will focus on the threats to mobile phone users, and on how the State Department is working with companies to make Internet and mobile phone technology safer. The Egyptian government’s communications shutdown operation began (more...)

How the U.S. Decided When to Vote

Americans go to the polls for general elections on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November. If this seems like a needlessly complicated way to schedule a vote, it didn’t seem so in 1845, when the day was set. The United States was largely an agrarian society (more...)

Skin Cancer Could Benefit

"Skin cancer could benefit from new treatments that extend life",- doctors said at the meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago. A pill called Vemurafenib appears to give patients a greater chance of surviving longer than chemotherapy, according to scientists. It was a result of the testing on (more...)

Society Hill Stroll

Architectural Walking Tour: Society Hill Stroll

Society Hill received its name from the "Free Society of Traders" who were granted a strip of land in this area by William Penn in 1683. Take a leisurely walk through this country's largest, intact collection of original colonial and post-colonial residential architecture. Learn about this (more...)

Amsterdam’s prostitutes targeted by Dutch tax officials

The world’s crisis has influenced everyone. And Denmark is not an exception. The country suffers budget deficit just like everybody else. That’s why the Dutch government has decided to strengthen country’s economy by making prostitutes pay taxes. However, considering them victims of pimps and other traffickers, their taxation would be (more...)

Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival; Sukura Sunday

Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival Presented by Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia at Various Locations March 4-April 15, 2011 The Subaru Cherry Blossom of Greater Philadelphia, now in its 13th year, is one of the largest of its type in North America. What began as a small ceremony (more...)

‘The Terrible Girls’

Azuka Theatre will conclude its 11th season with the World Premiere of Jacqueline Goldfinger’s 'The terrible girls'. This new work began its journey as a one-act in the company’s Spotlight Series: New Play Readings in 2009. Now a full-length play, this will be Azuka’s ninth world premiere. A wicked dark comedy of (more...)

United States and Ukraine Fight Human Trafficking

Saying that Ukraine is on a “remarkable journey,” Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton signed a plan with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kostyantyn Gryshchenko to combat human trafficking in Ukraine. The diplomats also agreed on a plan to assess energy resources such as shale gas to strengthen the East (more...)


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