Islamic extremists committing 'cultural genocide' in cradle of civilization

...cleansing perpetuated in regions controlled by armed extremists in Iraq," said Irina Bokova, director-general of the United Nations' Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. "It adds to the systematic destruction of heritage...

Best & Brightest: Rishab Chawla, Greenbrier High School

...SCHOOL ACTIVITIES: Math Team captain, Science Bowl founder and captain, Mu Alpha Theta, Varsity Tennis Team, Model United Nations president, National Spanish Honor Society, National Honor Society, National Beta ClubAWARDS AND HONORS: Governor's...

Best & Brightest: Stephanie Munie, Aquinas High School

...president and spiritual events coordinator, Student Council class representative, Key Club, Student Ambassador, Model United Nations, FLAIR Honor Society, French Club president, French exchange student and host, SADD member, pianist for school...

McKee wins Louis Harris Award

...syndicated nationwide to more than 800 publications. He has won numerous state and national awards, as well as the 2013 United Nations/Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Award in international competition.

Important questions linger over nuclear deal with Iran

...relentlessly crossing red lines declared by several U.S. administrations and our allies in the region ? and of violating United Nations resolutions. LOOKING AHEAD, it is imperative to keep the international coalition together as it works to conclude...

Judge urges ex-Atlanta educators to accept sentencing deals in test cheating conspiracy trial

...make him an absentee parent or to separate him from his wife.One defense attorney called former Atlanta mayor and United Nations ambassador Andrew Young to testify. Young said he had no connection to any of the defendants, but that his family...

FEMA wants Georgia to earn funds by crystal-ball storm forecasting

...forecast model, and there are a lot out there. For example, in its most recent compendium on climate change, the United Nations uses 107 different versions, all of which predict slightly different futures and none of which have been correct...

'Entopreneurs' feed growing appetite for edible insects

...Americans to eat bugs, which can be produced with less land, food and water than other sources of animal protein.The United Nations has been promoting edible insects as a way to improve nutrition, reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and create jobs...

Stronger US economy and dollar tighten Latin American ties

...less than 40 percent, as China and other developing countries absorbed more Latin American products, according to United Nations figures analyzed by the Brookings Institution.China's trade with Latin America has been narrowly focused: Raw...

America's bad deal

...through endless mediation.While Kerry and the five United Nations partners ? including China and Russia ? engage in...dictator-and-despots club, also known as the United Nations ? as if the U.N. needed any assistance in Israel-bashing...