A major international agreement at Copenhagen would be great. But much of the progress against climate change must take place at a local level.
Hijabs du jour and hijab don'ts: Whether the Muslim veil takes the gentle Pakistani drape or the face-hugging Saudi wrap, it is a style statement.
Embraced or banned, a prayer or a prison, the Muslim veil is spreading: Who wears it – and why?
The US, Poland status of forces pact signed Friday allows deployment of a missile defense system to go forward. An earlier proposal for a more robust missile system had drawn the ire of Russia.
After the first week of global warming talks in Copenhagen, disagreements between nations are still evident, particularly between industrial heavyweights the US and China.
Written speech delivered by President Barack Obama when accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Thursday.
In rare easing of Israel’s Gaza blockade, flower farmers will export their entire harvest – some 35 million roses, carnations, and chrysanthemums – for the first time since Hamas took over in 2007.
Federal prosecutors filed charges this week against Chicago resident David Headley in connection with the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack. On Wednesday, Pakistan police said they have arrested five Americans suspected of seeking ties with terrorists there.