The US and the international community are quickly mobilizing to help. But Haiti will need sustained assistance.
01/13/2010 12:03 pm
The Bering Strait is only 50 miles wide, but it has quite an influence on Earth's climate, say scientists.
01/11/2010 02:45 pm
Is China set to displace the US as the new global superpower?
01/11/2010 10:56 am
The cold weather is already causing gas prices and home heating oil prices to rise. How much might they affect any economic recovery?
01/07/2010 05:28 pm
The recent recession has exposed the vulnerability of Singapore have-nots. Critics say the city-state should provide a better social safety net.
01/05/2010 09:21 am
Health concerns and angry protests have prompted partial bans on US beef imports in Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea – most recently by Taipei on Tuesday. The recurring dispute has strained relations.
01/05/2010 07:34 am
Islam, like Christianity and Judaism, worships the God of Abraham. So why is Malaysia's government trying to prevent Catholics from calling God 'Allah?'
01/04/2010 01:46 pm
With all those zeroes, some are calling the first decade of the 2000s the 'Noughties.' But whatever they name it, most Americans think the decade was pretty much a bummer.
12/31/2009 03:53 pm
Mongolia was once considered among the least likely of former communist nations to make a successful transition to democracy. But it now holds regular national elections and its economy is poised for growth.
12/31/2009 01:15 pm
The two blasts hit government buildings in Ramadi, the provincial capital of Anbar Province, on Wednesday, leaving more than 20 people dead and nearly 60 people injured. Officials blame Al Qaeda in Iraq for the attacks.
12/30/2009 11:15 am