As presidential campaigns for the 2016 election start to demonize candidates, a study finds a sharp rise in American voters disliking those in opposing camps. This coarsening of society can end if politics stop relying on 'negative partisanship.'
A rapid rise in migrants trying to reach Europe across the Mediterranean – with many not making it – requires the EU to overhaul its immigration policies and anti-migrant fears.
The booming business of digital transactions between strangers in providing services and goods relies on new ways of determining trust. Consumers say the 'sharing economy' is building strong communities.
As a rise in sports betting leads to more scandals, the International Olympic Committee must safeguard athletes from corruption and ensure fair competition. A new IOC hot line is one good step.
Recent shootings of black men have resulted in a rush to put body cameras on police as a way to 'catch them.' Yet recordings of police who handle difficult situations well would be the best result from 'body cams,' creating models to emulate.
Ricky Jackson's four decades in prison for a crime he didn't commit is the story of injustice, perseverance, and, most of all, grace.