The Muslim community of Catalunya expressed on Monday its repulsion towards the terrorist attacks last Thursday. Hours earlier, Catalan police confirmed the death of the author of the attack on the Rambla, which killed 15 people and left more than 100 injured.
Seen as a symbol of Feminism in Mexico, acclaimed Mexican novelist Angeles Mastretta admits she is active on the social networks and writes practically every day, even when she doesn't have any ideas for a possible new novel.
President Trump defended his weekend remarks over the white supremacist rally and counterprotests in Charlottesville, Va., laying “blame on both sides” for the violence, but his words sent mixed messages.
In 1992, the Democratic Party faced a challenge on the issue of abortion. Pennsylvania’s governor, Robert Casey, a Democrat dedicated to the working class, asked to speak at the national convention in New York City. He wanted to propose a pro-life plank for the party platform, mostly as a way of affirming his Catholic beliefs.
Some Mexicans are turning to their faith to break their dependence on alcohol and/or drugs by taking oaths to the Virgin of Guadalupe, whose basilica in this capital receives some 200 religious faithful each day who swear to leave their addictions behind.
Greater resistance is anticipated in the Senate, where the GOP holds just 52 of the 100 seats, and 60 votes are needed to pass the corresponding budget bill.
There are many ways to evaluate the Trump presidency at the six-month mark. What I am struck by is the path not taken, the lost opportunity. Donald Trump had many flaws, but during the campaign, he tapped into a real set of problems facing America and a deep frustration with the existing political system. Additionally, he embraced and expressed -- somewhat inconsistently -- a populism that went beyond the traditional left-right divide. What would things look like at this point if President Trump had governed in the manner of a pragmatic, jobs-oriented reformer who was relentlessly focused on the “forgotten” Americans of whom he often speaks?
Last Wednesday, Donald Trump said he "would never have appointed Jeff Sessions as the attorney general," if he had known he would recuse himself from the investigation into alleged Russian interference in the election.
Son muchos los que piensan que los primeros seis meses de la presidencia de Donald Trump han sido un desastre de proporciones titánicas.
President Trump’s first six months in office look to many like a disaster of titanic proportions.
Two Republican senators have deflected the Trump Administration's new health proposal, condemning it to die even before it reaches the floor of the Senate.
The concept of “executive function” was popularized by social science research showing that young children who can control their impulses, pay attention, remember details, manage their time and plan are more likely to be successful in school.
Coherente con su misión desde los inicios de su carrera dentro de la compañía y con un gran conocimiento de la estructura básica y el funcionamiento de ésta, el director general de SEPTA, Jeffrey D. Knueppel, habló en exclusiva con AL DIA sobre la transformación de la empresa de transporte público de Filadelfia de cara a los retos del siglo XXI.
SEPTA has overcome a series of setbacks over the years but despite this, the city’s transit system is going toward the future. Read below for an overview of recent changes and an in-depth interview with SEPTA's General Manager Jeffrey D. Knueppel.
Al electropop le persigue la mala fama de ser un estilo superficial y sin mucho contenido, pero la chilena Javiera Mena parece decidida a romper los presuntos límites de esta etiqueta: "Me gusta la dualidad de hacer una canción festiva pero con una letra introspectiva".
The 48th edition of the parade included many little-known activists working in the trenches to advance the call for true social and political equality for gays, lesbians, transsexuals and bisexuals.
Wednesday’s shooting at a congressional baseball practice was a ghastly example of the political polarization that is ripping this country apart. Political scientists have shown that Congress is more divided than at any time since the end of Reconstruction.
While hate seems to rise up across the world, the border town Ajo fights for hope through art
It’s time to take a brief break from Donald Trump. Whatever you think of him, there’s no denying that he dominates the news cycle. We seem to assume that the nation’s future depends on Trump’s fate, for better or worse. The reality is otherwise: The nation’s future also hangs on larger economic and social trends that no president can shape.
This week, Vladmir Putin, President of Russia, gave an interview with a pool of international journalists, in which he said that the policy of sanctions towards Cuba only worked to punish the Cubans, and that Obama was on the right path.
A couple of undocumented Mexicans fear being deported and failing to achieve the same means and benefits outside the United States, to ensure a minimum quality of life for April, their daughter with cerebral palsy.
Navigating the cultural divide in a country once off limits for American visitors can be tricky, but with travel restrictions lowered thanks to President Obama's changes and a bit of preparation Americans can now enjoy the capital city's wide variety of cultural delights like a native.
The story of education in lower income neighborhoods is an all too familiar one. The struggle to obtain a stable education is a story of overcoming conditions that are less than favorable, much like the swamp plant. What is causing these students, especially Latinos, to fall behind? How can they grow from these meager and impoverished conditions?
After his victory in the national elections, Emmanuel Macron was invested yesterday as the new president of France. His slogan was clear: the European Union must be relaunched.
The speech of the new president of France, carried out last Sunday in the Museum of the Louvre (Paris), has been crumbled by several national analysts, who could not avoid seeing some important political phantasms in France’s history.