A new Arizona state law requires high school students to pass the same exam new citizens take. Supporters want Americans to become more involved in civic life. But some question whether civic education and tests will have that effect.
The Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, proposed by China, is aimed at financing infrastructure projects in Asian countries. The U.S. has voiced concerns about its governance, but important U.S. allies have agreed to support the planned development bank.
Strong storms on the sun can cause problems for satellites, radio transmissions and even airplane travel. A satellite is now traveling 1.5 million kilometers to enter the sun’s orbit, just in time to observe the extreme weather on the sun at its most violent time the sun’s 11-year cycle.
Many people leave their home country looking for a better education or a better job. Some never return. But some do return and they want to make the country they left a better place. Learn about a Sri Lankan woman who is doing just that.