Readers write about prejudice in the US, the benefits of returning to the gold standard, and American ideals.
For many lawmakers of both parties, it may be one costly bailout too many.
Barack Obama delivered a brief video message Wednesday to the Governors' Global Climate Summit in Beverly Hills, Calif., in which he unequivocally affirmed the scientific basis of climate change and vowed to take action on cutting carbon emissions, in spite of the troubled global economy.
Sixty-nine percent of those polled in 21 countries say utility firms should be obliged to use more renewable resources, even if this would increase their monthly bills.
Obama will have to find a new balance between civil liberties and national security.