British companies are set to begin drilling for oil reserves off the Falkland Islands this week, reopening a dispute with Argentina, which still lays claim to the archipelago.
02/22/2010 11:24 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/19
Emilio Azcarraga, the head of Mexico's largest broadcaster Televisa, may wrestle control of Nextel from Carlos Slim, one of the richest men in the world. But cellphone users could benefit from the competition.
02/19/2010 11:08 am
Yvo de Boer, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), steps down, effective July 1.
02/18/2010 05:05 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/18
Haiti doesn’t need a Marshall Plan imposed by global elites. It needs improved conditions that empower all its people.
02/18/2010 03:23 pm
One poll circulating in the British press showed that 78 percent of women surveyed would most treasure a love letter or poem. In China, while11.3 percent of respondents said some sort of handmade gift is their favorite, an equal 11 percent reported a preference for diamond jewelry.
02/12/2010 02:46 pm
The South faces the brunt of another major East Coast snowstorm. If the Florida Panhandle gets an inch or two as expected, then there will be snow in all 50 states.
02/12/2010 02:33 pm
When it comes to that special Valentine, however, Mexicans have an inner Romeo that puts other nations' residents to shame. Last year, Mexicans broke the Guinness Book of World Records for the most people kissing simultaneously.
02/12/2010 09:22 am
New data show the illegal immigrant population in the US plunged between 2008 and 2009. The report has sparked a debate about the reasons behind the decline and what it means for reform.
02/11/2010 06:56 pm