The share of Americans who see science as the nation's greatest achievement is down sharply, even as the public continues to hold scientists in high regard.
Boyko Borisov, the no-nonsense mayor of Sofia, must now grapple with Bulgaria's economic woes and corruption.
Britain's former prime minister is poised to be the first-ever president of the European Union – a notion that's causing some unease on the continent.
Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero's decision to keep a small nuclear plant operating has been criticized on both the right and the left.
Unrest has also erupted in Guatemala and Nicaragua in the past year, and the region is dealing with powerful organized crime and drug traffickers.
A senior cleric called Friday for British Embassy employees to be tried for allegedly inciting mass protests. The move signals a heightened effort to portray recent unrest as a foreign plot.
The Balkan nation's vote Sunday struggled to meet international standards – potentially embarrassing the US, which backed Albania's successful bid for NATO membership.
Warnings were raised two years ago about the downed Airbus. According to an immigrant safety advocate, 'We are put in trashy planes that do not meet the norms.'