The dramatic jump in Americans' confidence from 26.9 to 39.2 outpaces improvements in other countries.
Governments adopted measures last used during the SARS crisis of 2003.
A new spirit of humility is clearly evident, but will the Obama administration agree to expand the 'Big Five' on the UN Security Council?
The best way to curb gang violence, says this Providence, R.I., mediator, is to offer help from street workers who've been there themselves.
New housing replaces slums while creating jobs.
His cooperative tone helped some leaders begin to move beyond historical grudges against the US.