American youth need their entrepreneurial enthusiasm channeled; British youth need to be talked into it. But there's progress.
As the West gears up for a NATO summit, free nations must consider how to be smarter about their tools of influence.
While Arizona's anti-immigrant law gets all the attention, countries around the world are pursuing tough immigration polices on a scale rarely seen in history.
The IMF's latest forecast downgrades US growth for the year from 3.3 percent to 2.6 percent. China and others will offset that, lifting the world economy to a nearly 5 percent expansion.
Reports of a possible Al Qaeda terror plot in Europe that would involve Mumbai-style strikes in Britain, France, and Germany come as France is on alert for unrelated threats.
Wal-Mart offers $4 billion for South African retailer Massmart, a sign of confidence in a growing market.
In his second address as president to the annual opening of the UN General Assembly, Obama urges supporters of Palestinians to back their pledges with deeds, and asks Arab states to normalize ties with Israel.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, slated to speak to the UN General Assembly today, is not the only world leader to have delivered infamous remarks.
China Miéville talks about "The City & The City," his sci-fi/fantasy/detective novel which shares the 2010 Hugo Award for best novel.