Overprescription of antibiotics has led to the development of antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" that kill thousands each year. Antibiotics in animal feed add to the problem. We look at how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other groups aim to track antibiotic use and curb overuse.
Cocktail culture has been enjoying a renaissance for several years now. But what if you don't drink alcohol? We take a look at the creative non-alcoholic drinks popping up on more and more menus across the region and beyond.
Go ahead and guess which individuals are paired up. Surprised? Intrigued? Have your own story? We asked members of the #xculturelove group to submit photos of themselves and share reactions they've heard about their interracial relationship.
President Hassan Rouhani is promising more opportunities for young Iranians. NPR's Peter Kenyon found that many college students like his rhetoric, but don't want to wait and see if it becomes reality.
They are known as "maroons:" escaped slaves who lived on the margins of settlements throughout the southern U.S. A new book explores how and where they lived, and what day-to-day survival meant for those who fled slavery.
Interracial romances have been featured in American popular music for more than a century. But pop singers no longer croon about miscegenation even as the number of interracial and inter-ethnic marriages has sharply risen.
The Syrian peace talks in Geneva are in deep trouble. Representatives of the opposition met a delegation from Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime several times this week. But the two sides can't agree on an agenda.
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