Most people now live in cities, the UN declares, and more will follow, perhaps marking the 21st century as the Urban Era. Why the attraction to cities? Perhaps it shows rising hopes for progress.
Sometimes it doesn't matter if a dish is culturally authentic as long as it tastes good. Rather than hunting for sesame paste at the Asian market, use peanut butter and ingredients you're likely to have at home.
The Indian government's wireless spectrum auction this week is good news for telecom, an industry tainted by a recent corruption scandal.
The new chair of the Federal Reserve knows that Job 1 is jobs. Being out of work is individually and collectively debilitating. Gainful employment is good for everybody.