In a speech today to the US Congress, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said the new Arizona immigration law amounts to acceptance of racial profiling. He also called for an assault weapons ban.
The space shuttle Atlantis with Earth as a backdrop is seen prior to docking with the International Space Station (ISS) in this handout photo provided by NASA and taken on May 16.
The story of how plants and animals on Mount St. Helens have rebounded after its cataclysmic eruption 30 years ago shows how ecosystems respond to major disturbances.
Former foreign minister of Thailand weighs in on Thailand's crisis.
In a still-tight job market, college graduates have their sights set on more education and opportunities abroad. Demand is up for statistics, finance, and accounting majors.
Ivory Coast's defender Kolo Toure (c.) heads the ball next to Japan's forward Takayuki Morimoto (r.) during a friendly match between the national soccer teams of Ivory Coast and Japan at the Stade de Tourbillon in Sion on June 4 ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa. Ivory Coast will play in group G and Japan will play in group E.
To root out corruption in places like Afghanistan and Haiti, we must first recognize that corruption is not cultural. And well-publicized arrests won't do anything unless they are coupled with economic incentives.
South Korean Oh Eun-Sun planting a South Korean flag in the snow on the summit of the highest peak of Annapurna in Nepal. The South Korean climber became the first woman to scale the world's 14 highest mountains, live television pictures showed, although her record bid has been clouded by a disputed ascent.
A member of Brazil's Xikrin Nation holds a baby before the Indigenous Nations' Games in Pagagominas, Brazil, in November 2009. A French documentary by Thomas Balmes, "Babies," opened the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival on April 29. The Focus Features film followed four babies in four places - Mongolia, Namibia, San Francisco, and Tokyo – through their first year.