Education is important for the future of the world's energy challenges, writes Laurie Guevara-Stone. And today's children can learn through hands-on experience, according to a Purdue University study.
As the Arab Spring fades, Tunisia blooms again with a rights-packed constitution and a peaceful transfer of power by an Islamist government. The country's startling consensus brings hope that all people are worthy of progress toward civil ideals.
Emergency relief aid poured in immediately after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines. But as the UN turns to long-term recovery, there is little money floating around.
President Obama and Congress should wait for the UN secretary general’s chemical weapons report before using force in Syria. No nation will be bound by the report, but it can confer legitimacy on strikes against Bashar al-Assad and weaken the legitimacy of those shielding him.