Occupy Europe? From Madrid to Athens, young people facing a bleak future are casting doubt on European identity.
10/29/2011 10:55 am
Despite the billions of dollars of international money spent to develop a democratic culture in Afghanistan, few understand what one politician is trying to accomplish by her hunger strike.
10/12/2011 12:42 pm
The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to a trio of women's rights activists: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee of Liberia, and Tawakkul Karman of Yemen.
10/07/2011 10:07 am
With the committee expected use the Nobel Peace Prize to promote human rights and social media, experts predict an Arab Spring activist will win.
10/06/2011 11:33 am
Long-distance swimmer and author Lynne Cox traces the path of polar explorer Roald Amundsen – just in time for the centennial of his arrival at the South Pole.
10/05/2011 07:05 am
China has the strongest currency in the world. So why is Congress targeting China for having currency that is too weak?
10/04/2011 09:00 pm
Ig Nobel prize winners this year include a team who created a fire alarm using the smell of wasabi, research on the effects of withholding urine, and others. The light-hearted science prizes are funny, but also aim to make people think.
10/01/2011 01:42 am
New local-content laws in Nigeria, Angola, Gabon, and Ghana aim to ensure African countries gain as much benefit from the oil business as foreign oil companies do.
09/27/2011 12:19 pm
Helle Thorning-Schmidt is slated to become Denmark's first female prime minister after her left-wing coalition edged out government heavily influenced by Denmark's extreme right.
09/16/2011 12:41 pm
Cruise ship tilting: Police Chief Jon Steven Hasseldal said the ship had been tilting at an angle of 21.7 degrees, which is over what is considered a critical line of 20 degrees.
09/16/2011 12:01 pm