Ivory Coast's defender Kolo Toure (c.) heads the ball next to Japan's forward Takayuki Morimoto (r.) during a friendly match between the national soccer teams of Ivory Coast and Japan at the Stade de Tourbillon in Sion on June 4 ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa. Ivory Coast will play in group G and Japan will play in group E.
Russia's Victory Day, the country's most important secular holiday, was marked by an unusual emphasis on international cooperation as American, French, and British troops commemorated the the 1945 defeat of Nazi Germany by marching across Red Square for the first time ever.
The 'starve the beast' strategy – raising spending but not taxes – hasn't cut the deficit.
President Obama addresses the 1,200 graduates of Hampton University, a historically black university, at the school's Armstrong Stadium in Hampton, Va., Sunday.
Astronomers at the Herschel telescope in Europe have spotted an 'impossible' star that will turn into one of the biggest and brightest stars in our galaxy.
Investors are wracked by uncertainty. Might Greece still default on its debt? Might Germans pull back financial support? Which country might be next? The questions are unsettling stock prices.
Years of fiscal irresponsibility took their toll on Europe after it encountered a serious financial crisis. Is the 'Social Model' unsustainable?
If British election 2010 results yield a majority of parliamentary seats for a party that comes in second or even third in the popular vote, could it lead to a change in Britain's centuries-old 'first past the post' electoral system?