President Obama will come to Massachusetts Sunday to help bolster Martha Coakley, the Democratic nominee for the US Senate seat formerly held by Ted Kennedy. But the move could help challenger Scott Brown.
01/17/2010 01:38 pm
Four formerly developing countries took the reins during climate talks in Copenhagen: China, India, Brazil, and South Africa. It could herald a redistribution of global clout, some experts say.
01/14/2010 09:23 pm
While Obama remains a ‘rock star’ in many countries, skeptics don’t see much tangible change in US policy.
01/14/2010 02:05 pm
With the Doomsday Clock resetting Thursday, many see reasons for hope. Plus, here's how to watch the announcement live on the Web.
01/13/2010 03:39 pm
The Alaska dividends model is just one of several ways the 1,200-page Waxman-Markey climate change bill could be simplified and made more effective.
01/13/2010 10:14 am
Better governance in the Democratic Republic of Congo could unleash its vast potential.
01/12/2010 09:48 am
Some specialists are calling for an overhaul of the UN global warming process, which yielded only modest progress in Copenhagen.
01/11/2010 11:58 am
Vote in Senate soon against EPA action on global warming requires him to prove that carbon limits will boost the economy and create jobs. After the Copenhagen failure, he has a weak hand.
01/06/2010 12:15 pm
Foreign countries slammed China for its harsh sentencing of a top dissident on Christmas Day and its execution of a mentally ill Briton convicted of drug smuggling, but the juggernaut appears impervious to criticism.
01/06/2010 05:49 am
Beijing's harsh sentencing of democratic reformer Liu Xiaobo underscores China's contempt for the West and human rights – and the need for President Obama to confront this authoritarian arrogance.
01/04/2010 08:35 am