The protests in the Middle East and United States may have garnered more attention, but 2011 was just as much a year of awakening in southern Europe, where young people are worried their future.
Investment by Indian-owned Karuturi Global has raised questions about whether Ethiopia is literally giving away the farm, or conversely, launching a 'green revolution' to help Ethiopia feed itself.
Winter solstice occurred Thursday at 12:30 a.m., Eastern time. Throughout the Northern Hemisphere winter solstice celebrations help beat back winter's gloom and usher in longer days.
With apologies to carolers everywhere, here are 12 days of Christmas hopes for the global economy and the political leaders struggling to keep it on an even keel.
Green energy has long aimed to overthrow fossil fuel's stranglehold on world power generation. But for now, Silicon Valley is taking green energy down a different path.
Sixteen states allow medical marijuana for patients with prescriptions. But the Feds have lately cracked down on what they say are abuses by the burgeoning industry. Will 'pot wars' ensue?
Tim Tebow has been showered with attention as the Broncos near their first playoff berth since 2005 but time and again it has been kicker Matt Prater who has sealed these recent wins.
Occupy Wall Street tried to shut down West Coast ports Monday to show that it had staying power even after its tent cities have been dispersed. It's a test of whether the movement survives.
Occupy Wall Street protesters blocked gates at some of the busiest ports on the West Coast on Monday. The "Occupy ports" demonstrations are the Occupy Wall Street movement's biggest actions since being evicted from most of their tent camps nationwide.