Iraqi musicians have been the target of attacks by extremists who have bombed music shops and forced many concert halls to close, but they have continued to play.On this week's Global Notes we'll listen to Iraqi folk and pop.
As new refugees from places like Burma, Bhutan and the Congo struggle to gain a foothold in the U.S., an urban gardening experiment in Chicago’s Albany Park is providing not just food, but ‘spiritual happiness.’
Now that the armed forces is voluntary enlistment, we may think that service members no longer seek conscientious objector status. That's not the case. We learn more about the application process for conscientious status.