#US

  • Article: Starbucks Opens Its First 'Signing Store' for US Deaf Community
    Health

    Starbucks Opens Its First 'Signing Store' for US Deaf Community

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 23, 2018

    It’s only the second signing Starbucks in the world. Read more

  • Article: Ex-UN Chief Ban Ki-moon Calls Expensive US Health Care 'Morally Wrong'
    Health

    Ex-UN Chief Ban Ki-moon Calls Expensive US Health Care 'Morally Wrong'

    By Joanna Prisco|Sept. 25, 2018

    "Publicly financed health care is a human right." Read more

  • Article: Trump Administration Proposes Rule to Deny Citizenship to Poor Immigrants
    Citizenship

    Trump Administration Proposes Rule to Deny Citizenship to Poor Immigrants

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 24, 2018

    “It’s a bit like the creation of a castelike system.” Read more

  • Feature: Activists and Artists Call for Criminal Justice Reform at New York’s Apollo Theater
    FeatureAdvocacyCitizenship

    Activists and Artists Call for Criminal Justice Reform at New York’s Apollo Theater

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 24, 2018

    “At What Cost,” hosted by Global Citizen and the Vera Institute for Justice, focused on change. Read more

  • Article: Household Incomes in the US Have Risen, but Poverty Is Mostly Unchanged
    Citizenship

    Household Incomes in the US Have Risen, but Poverty Is Mostly Unchanged

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 12, 2018

    Millions of Americans are still living in poverty. Read more

  • Article: The UK and US Just Signed a Major Pledge to Crack Down on FGM
    Girls & Women

    The UK and US Just Signed a Major Pledge to Crack Down on FGM

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 7, 2018

    A British survivor warned schoolgirls are being pressured into FGM in the playground. Read more

  • Article: Missouri Just Passed a Law Limiting Child Marriages Throughout the State
    Girls & Women

    Missouri Just Passed a Law Limiting Child Marriages Throughout the State

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 29, 2018

    Anyone under the age of 16 is now prevented from being wed. Read more

  • Article: The US Is Facing a Shortage of Teachers
    Education

    The US Is Facing a Shortage of Teachers

    Aug. 23, 2018|Voice of America

    The US has seen increased demand for teachers in recent years, some blame the shortage on low wages. Read more