New study finds that trees cover a significant portion of the world’s farmlands.
As exploring the heavens becomes more expensive, many experts think it is time for nations to band together to push humanity to the next threshold of space exploration.
But questions over a US role in any economic grouping and rivalry between China and Japan may thwart a rapid rollout of either plan.
In most countries, 'football' means kicking that round thing around. But it would be fun for the 'Patriots' to show Brits what a former colony can do.
Critics say Dick Cheney and George Bush themselves ‘dithered’ on Afghanistan for years. And Cheney left office so unpopular that his reemergence on the political scene reminds most Americans why they voted for Obama in the first place.
In Azerbaijan, Turkish flags have been taken down and the Azeri president said his country might stop selling Ankara discounted natural gas. At issue is Turkey's move to renew relations with Armenia, which has a territorial dispute with Azerbaijan.
US Vice President Joe Biden toured Eastern Europe this week with a new missile-defense plan designed to reassure the Czech Republic and Poland that they aren't being forgotten as relations warm with Moscow.
United Nations Special Rapporteur Margaret Sekaggya told a congressional panel Tuesday of her continued concern over what she has called a ‘pattern of harassment and persecution against human rights defenders.’
Secretary of Defense Gates reassured jittery South Korea of firm US commitment to deterring North's conventional forces and confronting its nuclear threat.