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
Today's Good Reads look into whether Islamists are taking over Libya, as Qaddafi warned, if Bush's war on terror instigated the Arab Spring, and how the FBI is training agents to see mainstream Muslims as radicals.
09/15/2011 09:58 am
Denmark's election Thursday is the first national poll in northern Europe to gauge appeal for radical politics since the Norway killings carried out by far-right extremist Anders Behring Breivik.
09/14/2011 05:25 pm
Since 9/11, Pakistan's Islamic preachers have gotten far less international scrutiny than in militant groups. But the social and religious conservatism they preach could be an even more radicalizing force.
09/14/2011 01:43 pm