A panda cub shows her teeth at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, Calif.
Traveling by modified motorcycle Sri Lestari rides around Indonesia giving disabled people new hope.
The globalization of ideas via the Internet, air travel, and migration is profoundly affecting the world. In once-isolated communities, exposure to the new and different can prompt a reaction of anger, fear, even terrorism. But the tide of freedom and human dignity is immensely more powerful -- and ultimately unstoppable.
Indonesia has set itself up nicely for fair presidential elections next year, but corruption and party oligarchs threaten the its future.