In Libya's transition from dictator to democracy, the international community should learn from its experience in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Bosnia. The West should watch out for picking favorite leaders and should use leverage to push Libya toward inclusive politics and a viable oil industry.
Some European airlines have begun test flights to see if it is safe to fly through the volcano ash from Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull. But a NASA study says a little ash can cause serious problems.
Ash from Eyjafjallajokull, the Iceland volcano that erupted this week, has caused airlines to cancel thousands of flights. Scientists say the chemical makeup and shape of the ash cloud's dust particles will tell them more.
More are offering grants and tuition credit to high school students who put off classes for a year or more of service.
Parents who pay for some tuition now will get enough interest to cover that same portion in the future, plus an additional return on their investment.
Most schools don't have the funds to follow the lead of well-endowed universities.