Mar 252014

Drought and snow: Extreme US weather: It has been a week of extreme weather in the United States. The East Coast was hit by a huge snowstorm which affected 100 million Americans in more than 20 states. Meanwhile, on the West Coast, California continues to experience its worst drought in living memory.
17 February 2014


US considers Ukraine sanctions: After the most violent day that Ukraine has experienced since independence more than 20 years ago, the European Union has agreed to impose sanctions on those responsible for the fighting in Ukraine. The US government has told President Yanukovych it is also prepared to add its own sanctions.
21 February 2014


Obama’s youth initiativechoices: President Obama has launched an initiative called “My Brother’s Keeper” to help young, minority men in the United States. He said that these young men consistently do worse in society and urged stronger efforts to create more opportunities for them.
28 February 2014


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