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New York Transit System to Let Muslim, Sikh Workers to Wear Headcoverings

Posted May 30th, 2012 at 8:55 pm (UTC-5)
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New York City’s transit system will let Muslim and Sikh employees wear turbans and headscarves in public as part of a settlement of a federal lawsuit. Muslim and Sikh bus and subway workers sued the agency when it ruled after the September 11th attacks that they must wear the agency logo on religious headwear or […]

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Jury Convicts Bosnia-Born Muslim in Plot to Bomb New York Subway

Posted May 1st, 2012 at 6:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A federal jury has convicted a Bosnian-born man of attempting to bomb New York City’s subway in 2009 for al-Qaida. Adis Medunjanin faces life in prison when he is sentenced on September 7. The jury found him guilty of nine counts of terrorism, including plotting to kill American soldiers in Afghanistan and consorting with al-Qaida. […]

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Jury Convicts Bosnia-Born Muslim in Plot to Bomb New York Subway

Posted May 1st, 2012 at 3:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A federal jury has convicted a Bosnian-born man of attempting to bomb the New York City subway in 2009. Adis Medunjanin could spend the rest of his life in prison when he is sentenced in September. The jury found him guilty of all nine counts of terrorism. Medunjanin’s attorneys told the court that he backed […]

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World Bank Chooses US Candidate Kim as Next President

Posted April 16th, 2012 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The directors of the World Bank have named another American, Jim Yong Kim, to be the president of the global development agency. Dr. Kim is a physician, anthropologist, and president of Dartmouth College. Previously, he ran United Nations’ efforts to fight AIDS, created a non-governmental organization to promote health care for impoverished nations, and taught […]

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World Bank Chooses US Candidate Kim as Next President

Posted April 16th, 2012 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The directors of the World Bank have named another American, Jim Yong Kim, to be the president of the global development agency. Dr. Kim is a physician, anthropologist, and president of Dartmouth College. Previously, he ran United Nations’ efforts to fight AIDS, created a non-governmental organization to promote health care for impoverished nations, and taught […]

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World Bank Chooses US Candidate Kim as Next President

Posted April 16th, 2012 at 4:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The directors of the World Bank have named another American, Jim Yong Kim, to be the president of the global development agency. Dr. Kim is a physician, anthropologist, and president of Dartmouth College. Previously he ran United Nations’ efforts to fight AIDS, created a non-governmental organization to promote health care for impoverished nations, and taught […]

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World Bank Chooses US Candidate Kim as Next President

Posted April 16th, 2012 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The directors of the World Bank have named another American, Jim Yong Kim, to be the president of the global development agency. Dr. Kim is a physician, anthropologist, and president of Dartmouth College. Previously he ran United Nations’ efforts to fight AIDS, created a non-governmental organization to promote health care for impoverished nations, and taught […]

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Ex-New Orleans Cops Sentenced in Katrina Killings

Posted April 4th, 2012 at 6:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. federal judge in New Orleans has sentenced four ex-police officers from 38 to 65 years in prison for killing unarmed civilians in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. A fifth officer who did not take part in the killings but helped cover up the crime was given a six year sentence. U.S. […]

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Apple’s New iPad Draws Shoppers Worldwide

Posted March 16th, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of shoppers lined the sidewalks outside Apple stores across the world on Friday to be among the first to buy the technology giant’s latest version of its popular iPad computer tablet. Some of the shoppers slept overnight or arrived hours before the Apple stores opened to sell the U.S. company’s third generation iPad models. […]

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Apple Unveils New iPad and TV Device

Posted March 8th, 2012 at 1:40 am (UTC-5)
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The Apple computer company introduced a new version of its popular iPad Wednesday. “Today we’re announcing the new iPad and it is amazing. We’ve taken it to a whole new level and we are redefining the category that Apple created with the original iPad. It makes amazing improvements over the most fundamental features of the […]

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