Guest blogger Laura Jones from the Enough Project writes that the Doha peace process in Darfur is more a fig leaf for the Sudanese government than genuine progress.
The Brazilian cities, which far outrank any US cities on Mercer's annual list, have climbed the ranks due to high taxes and a booming Brazilian economy.
Despite US training and support, West African nations have been unable to stamp out the terrorist group and the upheaval in Libya may be bolstering the group's arsenal.
An overweight school misfit and an 'understanding' vice principal bond in 'Terri,' a high school drama with equal parts drabness and low-key comedy.
The K-9 Military Working Dog Unit at Camp Pendleton trains K-9 dogs for deployment into Iraq and Afghanistan at a specially-designed facility on base in San Diego, Calif., in 2010. There are reports that a dog was used during the mission to kill Osama bin Laden on May 1.
In Libya, the African Union is seen as a tool of Qaddafi's ambitions, not as a potential honest broker in the uprising against his 41-year reign.
For more than four decades, Libya's self-declared 'Brother Leader,' Muammar Qaddafi, has waged a brutal form of psychological warfare against his own people, analysts say. Rebel forces have also been shaped by that violent history.
There are five countries in East and West Africa slated for elections in the near future. Guest blogger Alex Thurston outlines out the issues at hand in each election.
Chad Ochocinco, one of many NFL players currently locked out by owners, is looking for ways to stay in shape. A Kansas City major league soccer franchise has offered Chad Ochocinco a chance to play on their reserve squad.