Articles by Esther Tran Le

Huge Water Reserves Found Under Africa

Researchers from the British Geological Survey (BGS) and University College-London have mapped out the groundwater aquifers resting under the African continent. They found huge reservoirs of water...
Guinea-Bissau ruling party presidential candidate Gomes Junior holds up his inked finger after voting in the capital Bissau.

Guinea-Bissau Victim of Another Coup

The military has taken over the West African country of Guinea-Bissau, in a coup d'etat on Thursday, a few weeks before the country's presidential elections.

U.S. Teenage Birth Rates Fall To Historic Lows

Teenage birth rates in the United States have fallen by 9 percent from 2009 to 2010, reported the National Center for Health Statistics. They have never been so low since measuring began in 1946.
U.S. President Obama shakes hands with China's President Hu during expanded bilateral meeting in Seoul.

The Race Against Time: America vs. China

China's rise has unsettled many Westerners, especially Americans who fear Chinese influence could overwhelm that of the U.S. As the U.S. struggles through economic recovery, will China seize its...


The Golden Globes are second in importance only to the Oscars in Hollywood's film award season, but their future status has been called into question by threats of a boycott over some of the HFPA's controversies

Changes Coming To Golden Globes

After questions about the award show's ethics, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has changed some rules and regulations.