Obama will make all the right noises in this annual address, but the whole show has become predictably formulaic.
Government wants to bring child labour law into line with international norms and raise minimum working age to 14.
Bolivians purchase miniatures to celebrate the festival, hoping they will obtain full-size copies later in the year.
Worker deaths, broken budgets, and missing seats - patience is running out ahead of Brazil's world cup.
Brazil struggles to meet construction work deadlines in airports that should receive World Cup visitors.
Iraqi Jewish Diaspora say they want to be involved in the preservation of their own heritage.
Ousted mayor calls on demonstrators to permanently occupy Plaza Bolivar once his removal order is confirmed.
After the fall of Caspian Sea caviar because of rampant poaching, California is filling a gap in the market.
Very little achieved by US Congress throughout 2013, with a similar scorecard expected over 2014.
Cultural shift within New York police department credited for the latest record-low murder rate.
Mayara Vivian is one of the leaders of a protest movement that rattled Brazil to its core in 2013.