Gold is what investors buy when they suspect that financial policymakers are making mistakes. If we're on the road to recovery, why do they continue to buy gold?
A man dives into a polluted section of the River Yamuna to scavenge for ornaments and coins left by Hindus at the river bank in New Delhi, India, on March 22. On World Water Day, officials say factories are ignoring regulations and dumping untreated sewage and industrial pollution into the river that gives much of the capital its drinking water.
Argentine artist Nicolas Garcia Uriburu, accompanied by Greenpeace activists, throws a green substance in the Riachuelo River as part of a protest in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on March 22. Greenpeace dyed the river green, the most polluted in the nation's capital, to mark World Water Day.
Under a consent agreement, Gov. Mark Sanford didn't admit guilt but didn't contest the charges either.
If there's one area where the US maintains a decisive lead over other countries, it's in its military.
Though focused on wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the US must mind other trouble spots.
With the 'March Madness' NCAA men's basketball tournament set to begin Tuesday, here's a quick list of fun facts on the 65-team field. Which team has the longest current winning streak, you ask?
Presidents, Evo Morales of Bolivia (l.), Fernando Lugo of Paraguay (c.) and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia (r.), react with other guests to a strong 7.2-magnitude aftershock that shook the region a few minutes before the inauguration of Chile's president-elect Sebastian Pinera at the Congress in Valparaiso March 11. Conservative billionaire Pinera takes office as Chile's new president on Thursday, tasked with rebuilding the country after one of the worst earthquakes ever recorded killed hundreds of people less than two weeks ago.
In a move to shore up credibility for climate change science, American scientists and economists are asking the Senate to enact immediate legislation to reduce emissions related to global warming.