After a year of increases, stock prices in China had a correction, a sudden drop in price. The Chinese government has put in place a number of measures to support prices including lending money for stock purchases. But some question how much the stock market will affect the economy.
When international students want to apply for schools or jobs, they must pass a standardized test of English as a Foreign Language. Learn about the differences and similarities between the tests. Hear from an international student who has taken them.
The Jubilee Debt Campaign is warning of a “debt trap” for many developing nations. The group notes that net debt grew by 30 percent between 2011 and 2014. And it predicts debt levels will rise, putting many nations at risk.
When we are told that chemicals are safe to use on our bodies or in and around our homes, we believe they are just that -- safe. Could a mixture of “safe” chemicals cause cancer? A group of scientists was told to answer that question.
The youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, celebrated her 18th birthday on Sunday by opening a girls’ school in a Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon. She demanded more attention for the refugees and that world leaders spend money for education instead of arms.