Mary Jane Maxwell
Learn about the Festival of Lights that Hindus observe every fall. This is part of a series about religious holidays as observed by Americans.
The creation of lithium-ion batteries has made a dramatic impact on society and earned two American scientists a Nobel Prize for their innovation.
Physicist James Peebles of Princeton University has won the Nobel Prize for developing "the basis of our contemporary ideas about the universe."
Each year the Nobel Prize is awarded to individuals in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, economics and the promotion of peace.
FIFA says the Iranian regime must permit women to attend the next World Cup qualification game in Tehran and all future soccer games in Iran.
Learn about the Jewish holy days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. This is part of a series that looks at religious holidays as observed by Americans.
The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations presented her credentials to the secretary-general. What will she be doing at the U.N.?
Russia has criminalized the activity of Jehovah’s Witnesses, labeling them as “extremist,” arresting and imprisoning them, and now torturing them.
Iran is the only country in the world that bans women from entering sports stadiums. Female fans risk arrest and prison for trying to watch a game.