First set up by the Shah of Iran in the 1970s, the Alavi Foundation's alleged links to Iran have been under the scrutiny of federal investigators for years.
In a state-of-the-nation speech Thursday, Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev reviewed his own pet economic innovations but didn't criticize the tightly controlled political edifice
China, the world leader in both economic growth and carbon emissions, faces the dilemma of how to respond to the challenges of global warming while not harming its robust economy.
Michael Jackson's estate has reportedly earned $90 million since the entertainer's death in June – and "This Is It" may boost that number. But his estate's long-term value remains unclear.
Billionaire Raj Rajaratnam, a partner at hedge fund Galleon Group, is among six nabbed in latest Wall Street scandal.
Who are the most powerful cartels, what are the risks of using the military to confront them, and how much progress has Mexico made so far?