'Americans have to change their eating habits'Sam Kass, a former White House chef and a public face of first lady Michelle Obama's anti-childhood obesity campaign spoke to FRANCE 24's Mairead Dundas. He explains that one of…
INSIDE THE AMERICAS
Cuba: Fears over rise in tourismThis week, we look at how Cuba's tourist industry is likely to be revolutionised as relations with Washington warm up. But will that revolution benefit or harm the island? Next,…
Federal hate crime charges for Charleston shooting suspectThe man accused of killing nine black church members in the southern city of Charleston last month was indicted Wednesday on 33 federal counts, including hate crimes and…
White House drafting plan to close GuantanamoThe White House is in the "final stages" of a plan to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, spokesman Josh Earnest said Wednesday.
CUBA - USA
Cuban sports players continue to defect to the USDespite the thaw in relations between Washington and Havana, Cuba has acknowledged that two baseball players defected during warm-up games two weeks ago in the United States.
IRAN - USA
Video: Anti-Iran nuclear deal lobbyists swarm WashingtonAs the US Senate launches a two-month review of the nuclear deal with Iran on Thursday, opponents are spending tens of millions of dollars to convince the American public and…
Texas police release footage of Sandra Bland arrestTexas police on Tuesday released dashcam video of the arrest of Sandra Bland after she was stopped for a traffic violation. Bland, 28, was found dead in her jail cell in what was…
NIGERIA - USA
New joint force will defeat Boko Haram 'within 18 months'Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari predicted Tuesday that Boko Haram would be defeated by a new African force within 18 months as the World Bank said $2.1 billion in loans could…
US ‘Ragtime’ author E.L. Doctorow dies aged 84E.L. Doctorow, the author of popular novels grounded in American history including “Ragtime” and “Billy Bathgate,” has died at age 84, his publisher said on Tuesday.
Apple shares slide despite strong iPhone salesApple’s stock slid sharply on Tuesday after the company reported strong iPhone sales but remained coy about the performance of its new smartwatch.
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
'And the Cuban flag flew over Washington'INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 21.07.15: Papers across the world focus on the deadly bomb attack in Turkey. Also, after 54 years, the US and Cuban embassies have reopened in…
Details of Tennessee shooter’s life emerge, but motive unclearBits and pieces have emerged over the past few days about Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez's troubled life.
CUBA - USA