Part 3 of the surprisingly upbeat state of the world: Mideast change boosts striking global democratic progress.
12/26/2011 12:46 pm
The frogs are so small they seem to have hit the lower limit of body size for frogs and toads, so it's unlikely that researchers will find anything much smaller.
12/14/2011 01:55 pm
Turning down mining offers, Sierra Leone has set aside the Gola Rainforest as a new national park in the hopes of collecting carbon credits from abroad.
12/09/2011 02:04 pm
Pearl Harbor Day: Navy vet Lou Gore recalls what he saw Dec. 7, 1941 on the deck of the USS Phoenix. Today is the 70th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor day attack.
12/07/2011 08:38 am
Chinese yuan, pegged to the dollar until not long ago, is turning into a global reserve currency.
10/18/2011 12:47 pm
George Clooney film captures attention, along with a new Neil Young documentary.
09/16/2011 04:40 pm
Development experts say Guinea's new mining code may be its best chance to ensure the world's largest supplier of aluminum ore gets a fair share of the profits. The question: will the new law be enforced?
09/13/2011 05:02 pm
Africa's top oil exporter will convert as much as 10 percent of its foreign cash reserves to the Chinese yuan as China's importance as a trade partner grows.
09/06/2011 04:26 pm
China Power Investment would finance the construction of a coal power plant, a deep water port, and a refinery in exchange for digging rights.
08/31/2011 10:16 am
Patrick Crane was impressed by his solar roof. Now the former LinkedIn executive expects solar power to become a 'social phenomenon.'
08/26/2011 02:15 pm