Myanmar democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi (c.) greets US Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton at her residence in Yangon, Myanmar, Nov. 19, 2012, as President Barack Obama watches. Obama is the first sitting US president to visit the Asian nation.
Which country has the most generous people in the world? A poll of 153 countries ranked global philanthropy in three categories: individual donations, volunteer time, and the number of people willing to help a stranger. Gallup’s 2010 World Giving Index Report was released Wednesday.
Tiger Woods was named to the US team on Tuesday for the 38th Ryder Cup matches next month in Wales.
While some tout Iceland's depreciation as a miracle solution to recession, its economic plunge is speeding up.
Controversy over the New York and other mosques underlines the struggle to balance values of religious tolerance with fears, real and imagined, in an age of terrorism.
Reusable shopping bags could be produced by manufacturers who previously produced disposable bags.
Housing booms in other industrialized nations tipped many off to the real estate bubble during the early 2000. What are prices there doing now?
Sanjev Kumar bathes in a water bucket provided by UNHCR in Pakistan army flood relief camp in Sukkur, Pakistan, on Monday.
A conversation published this weekend by Belgian media provides a rare glimpse into a transaction between church officials and victims involved in Catholic sex abuse scandals.
Social Security redistributes wealth from the young to the old. The government keeps promising young payers that they'll get their share - but no one believes it anymore.