As Americans take stock of 2012 and gear up for 2013, it's tempting to adopt "decline think" about the country, especially since there is still no deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff" of steep budget cuts and tax increases. But here are six reasons Americans should still be optimistic about their future.
Global progress in seeking justice after mass atrocities gained a step with the first verdict against senior Khmer Rouge leaders.
The two most senior living leaders of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime were convicted today of crimes against humanity, the first major convictions in a marathon war-crimes tribunal. More than 1.7 million people died under the regime.
Prime Minister Hun Sen's new law criminalizing denial of the Khmer Rouge genocide is a barely disguised political move, not a gesture of goodwill, say analysts.
Starling Farms outside of Kampot, Cambodia, grows and harvests by hand the black, red, and white pepper that has become a culinary delicacy among chefs around the world.