China is often depicted in extremes. But in figuring out how much China has changed or how much it has stayed the same, the trick may be simply to refuse to choose between those two options.
UC Irvine evolutionary biologist Francisco Ayala has won the 2010 Templeton Prize, which honors those who make 'an exceptional contribution to affirming life's spiritual dimension.'
Acclaimed novelist and playwright Ngugi wa Thiong’o writes of his Kenyan childhood.
The frequency of a major earthquake along a key stretch of California’s San Andreas fault could be greater than thought, according to studies published Thursday in the journal Science.
In California, NASA satellites show that groundwater has diminished because of agressive agricultural irrigation.
A growing number of critics urge Beijing to relax the one-child policy to counter an aging population.
Reported hate crimes dropped 2 percent in 2008 from 2007 levels. Is rising 'atmosphere of rage' a threat to gains?
The International Islamic University is carving out a much-needed space in Muslim intellectual, and through it, political, life.