Obama's call to Wall Street to call off the lobbyists on financial reform highlights the unhealthy relationship between special interests and lawmakers.
Despite progress, trouble looms in Bosnia, Serbia, and Kosovo. Better engagement now by NATO and the EU can prevent backsliding.
Follow these five Earth Day driving tips and you could save up to 20 percent of the fuel you normally use and help reverse US dependence on oil.
The US and other rich countries fund "death control" in many developing nations - efforts to reduce mortality from disease. It's time for them to fund birth control.
We're marking the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. That's a little embarrassing considering our 4.5 billion-year-old planet has been so hospitable.
Haiti needs a development strategy that supports the private sector, attracts foreign investment, and empowers the country – not more foreign aid.
Facebook is the digital marshmallow we can't resist.
The Arizona immigration bill lacks enough safeguards against racial or ethnic profiling by police in the fight against illegal immigration. So, too, does the federal 287(g) program that allows local enforcement of US immigration laws.
A Q&A with Henry Kissinger
People trying to reduce their carbon footprint through carbon-offset schemes had best check whether such projects are real. Many are fraudulent or mismanaged. The lesson? Curbing climate change through cap-and-trade schemes will need rigorous oversight.
Barbaric laws about AIDS mean Darren Chiacchia could spend up to 30 years in jail for exposing his partner to HIV without revealing his condition.
If Israelis and Palestinians agreed to cohost the 2020 Olympic Games, it could help them clear hurdles to sustainable peace.
The Iceland volcano underscores the need for the US to invest more heavily in surface transportation -- and move quickly to reauthorize the six-year transportation law.
Boston Marathon runners feel compelled to wear high-tech – and expensive – running shoes. But the way to run better, feel better, and even live better is to run with no shoes at all.