Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 09/19
Fault lines in the East are not as apparent or as active as in the West, but certain stresses can lead to a rupture. Tuesday's East Coast Earthquake was the biggest in 100 years.
08/23/2011 07:37 pm
There are so many Israeli backpackers making a temporary home in one town in the Indian Himalayas that locals are worried the town is losing its distinct culture.
06/29/2011 01:24 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/01
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
India has long said that arch-rival Pakistan has been unwilling to quash terrorism. For many, Osama bin Laden's killing bolsters that view.
05/06/2011 03:14 pm
Amid allegations that 'Three Cups of Tea' co-author Greg Mortenson mismanaged money collected by thousands of schoolchildren for his Pennies for Peace program, educators are considering cutting off support.
04/27/2011 06:54 pm
'Shoestring philanthropist' Gold pairs tiny but powerful donations with acts of kindness
04/04/2011 10:28 am
Dalai Lama reincarnation: The Dalai Lama, who is regarded as 14th in a line of reincarnations dating to the 14th century, has at times insisted his successor would be born in exile, but he has also said the tradition could end with his death.
03/07/2011 04:56 pm
On a journey to Tibet, renowned travel writer Colin Thubron creates one of his most revealing and personally intimate works.
02/28/2011 06:05 am