Not everyone agrees on what makes a perfect Christmas tree, but one that doesn't shed its needles would be high on most lists.
12/22/2009 03:14 pm
Maywood, Calif., has become a ‘culture of participation’ to help solve its pollution problems, particularly with contaminated water.
12/22/2009 03:03 pm
Guillaume Saladin left his career as a professional acrobat to help young Inuits in northern Canada form Artcirq, their own performing troupe.
12/22/2009 11:02 am
Lawmakers approved a bill Monday to allow gay marriage, making Mexico City the vanguard of Latin America's coalescing gay rights movement. But the move angers many in the socially conservative Catholic country.
12/22/2009 10:35 am
Participants approved a Copenhagen accord that sets out emissions-control objectives, sets a target of less than 2 degrees for global warming, and pledges $30 billion in aid to developing countries. The pact is not legally binding.
12/19/2009 10:49 am
The death of Mexico's top drug lord gives President Calderon a much-need victory in his three-year old strategy of using the Mexican military to attack drug-trafficking cartels, say analysts.
12/17/2009 01:29 pm
In a raid Wednesday, Mexico police shot Arturo Beltran Leyva, the "boss of bosses," the top drug lord in the country. Beltran is the highest ranking figure taken down since President Felipe Calderon took office in 2006.
12/17/2009 09:22 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/16
Though it's a dirty word in many circles, a little protectionism might be good for the US.
12/15/2009 05:19 pm
In the Pacific, jumbo squid have moved to new waters, signaling changes in the ocean, scientists observe.
12/15/2009 11:36 am