Comedy Central talk show hosts Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert announced dueling rallies in Washington October 30.
Forget the neoconservative hype. The facts show Iran is not and has not been a nuclear threat to either the United States or Israel.
There’s no excuse for misquoting and misunderstanding the US Constitution. But public figures ranging from Nancy Pelosi to Rush Limbaugh do it all the time.
A new study shows that women have doubled their years in the classroom, to an average of 7.1 the world over. That has profound economic and societal benefits, and has contributed to a big drop in child mortality.
Anti-Israel campaigns to get big organizations to divest from the Israeli economy may make headlines, but their questionable tactics don't appear to be working – and they don't promote peace.
The planned Park51 Islamic center near ground zero is stirring up anger at Muslims. But reason and decency will prevail, and Muslims – like Irish-Catholics before – will overcome bigotry and be accepted into the American family.
Stock market is increasingly turning into a casino as superfast computers take over the bulk of trading on the stock market.
Staunch secularists in Turkey are dismayed by voters' strong approval of constitutional amendments that, secularists believe, remove the checks and balances on Islam in government. But all is not lost.
Japan's move to devalue the yen and China's continued currency manipulation show a global drive to grow economies with more exports. Will Obama be just as tough in boosting US exports and creating jobs?
Amid reports of a major political gathering in North Korea, communist history suggests post-Kim moderation is possible.
Amanda Knox was convicted of murder in an Italian courtroom nearly a year ago. Her appeal will be heard this fall, and if the case is decided on fact rather than fiction, she will be set free.
Both India and Pakistan have ample reason to settle the longstanding dispute over divided Kashmir, which is boiling after a summer of violent clashes between protesters and Indian security forces.
Many economic forecasters see nothing but further sinking, but with a rising number - if not percentage - of people employed, there are grounds for optimism.
Yes, there are huge obstacles. But the advantages of talking over fighting can't be discounted. Peace talks slow the killing, promote civil society, and may shift the dynamics in the region for a more stable future.
Wealthy countries are buying up farm land in poorer countries – with global consequences. These controversial land grabs hurt local workers and ecosystems, and dangerously tip the scale of the world's food economy.
When Democrats go door-to-door in liberal Massachusetts, you know they're feeling the heat.