The protests have become the largest social movement in Greece since martial law in 1974. More than a pushback against austerity, they hint at broad skepticism toward Europe's leaders.
06/28/2011 10:19 am
A Russian plane crash killed 44 of 52 aboard a Tu-134 today. While the age of the plane was questioned, some experts also point to need for better training and maintenance at smaller carriers.
06/21/2011 01:23 pm
Summer solstice: Summer arrives to the Northern Hemisphere at 1:16pm Eastern time on Tuesday.
06/21/2011 09:23 am
Germany and France reached an agreement that should see a desperately needed Greece bailout move forward.
06/17/2011 01:19 pm
Notes on the DocPoint Encounters in NYC at Scandinavia House in New York City, June 9, 2011.
06/14/2011 12:21 pm
The first World Atheist Convention this weekend in Dublin comes at a time when Islam, the pope, and blasphemy are front and center in Europe.
06/03/2011 05:51 pm
In a highly unusual step, Navy Cmdr. Dave Koss was removed as commander of the Navy's Blue Angels flight demonstration team. Flying with the Blue Angels and the Air Force Thunderbirds is highly demanding, and there have been accidents over the years.
05/28/2011 05:01 pm
Greek default is not inevitable or desirable. A Greek default could trigger other indebted euro nations to default.
05/28/2011 03:47 pm
Major gains by the nationalistic and socially conservative True Finn party are reshaping Finland's political landscape – and bringing skepticism about European Union values to the fore.
05/17/2011 05:19 pm
By 2022, those living in poverty will be a minority for the first time, as the global middle class – particularly from BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) nations – surges. Does new affluence signal shifting global power?
05/17/2011 09:55 am