When protests broke out in Egypt this year, lots of talking heads invoked the same comparison: Could Egypt transition to democracy using the Turkish model?
Turkey is an overwhelmingly Muslim country of 73 million people, and an increasingly active power in the Middle East. It occupies a unique position in the region: political, historical, even geographic.
It's time now for critic Bob Mondello's suggestions for your home-video queue. This week, he's talking-up a decades-long love affair that is fully documented in a new boxed set: Tracy & Hepburn, The Definitive Collection.
The rate of twins and triplets in the U.S. has soared 70 percent in recent decades, thanks in large part to new technologies to overcome infertility. But the rise in multiple births means more premature babies and health complications.
Now, a new study finds that providing insurance coverage for fertility treatments means fewer multiple births.
With a platinum-selling album in the U.K., Eliza Doolittle is hardly a stranger to success. But at age 22, there is still plenty more to come from the pop songstress. Born to Tony Award-winning actress Frances Ruffelle and playwright John Caird, Doolittle comes from an impressive lineage. But unlike her theater-loving family, she quickly found a home in music and followed that path very early in her career