The prospect of long-term joblessness in Europe and the US should focus attention on a new type of economics that seems to work for helping the worst-off in poor countries.
Russia should be on the agenda for NATO summit in Chicago this weekend. In spite of recent tensions, the historically fractured relationship between Russia and NATO is the most ripe for transformation. Obstacles like missile defense and Eastern Europe can be resolved.
A multibillion-dollar flood-prevention system will be put in place starting next year, a decade after the project began.
Activists in Syria and elsewhere may find it ever easier to connect online. But the governments that want to thwart them are watching.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff spoke at Harvard University on the connection between country's rapid economic growth and education.