As part of Obama's Afghanistan war surge, some 9,000 marines are moving into small Afghan towns near the border to stop Taliban soldiers and supplies coming from Pakistan. The view from this new front.
Uncovering some gems in an uneven year at the movies.
Young red deer search for food in their snow-covered enclosure at a park in Hamburg, Germany, on Tuesday.
To read against place is to invite fantasy by exchanging worlds.
“A Christmas Carol” was not just a book but rather a Victorian-era Christmas miracle.
If Islam is a religion of peace, why do so many Westerners find it scary?
Jane Gardam's sequel to "Old Filth" paints a rich and mature portrait of a decades-long marriage.
Inexpensive home recording equipment helps artists rise from outside the mainstream labels.
Foreign interests buy up cheap agricultural land across Africa to grow tomorrow’s food. But will any of it benefit Africans?
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s remarks about the Iraq war move us away from a legal debate to a moral one.