Conflict negotiator and writer John Paul Lederach has spent decades seeking new paths to peacebuilding.
05/26/2010 11:32 am
When the Bernie Madoff affair shocked the nation, investors began wondering who they can trust. What matters more in an investment manager: the quality of an individual or the institution? How the pros pick who to trust with their investment funds.
05/24/2010 08:41 pm
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Americans love politicians that enable them to shun personal responsibility and remain in that state of denial.
05/21/2010 04:01 pm
Offshore drilling was banned for decades after a 1969 spill off the Santa Barbara coast. If the same happens after the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico, oil prices could shoot through the roof.
05/19/2010 01:42 pm
Tuesday's primaries signal a restless electorate unwilling to follow the behest of either party establishment. Sen. Arlen Specter lost in Pennsylvania. 'Tea party' pick Rand Paul is GOP's Senate candidate in Kentucky. Sen. Blanche Lincoln faces a runoff in Arkansas.
05/19/2010 09:19 am
Mt. St. Helens erupted 30 years ago. With an Icelandic volcano causing global problems today, the Mt. St. Helens anniversary is a reminder of volcanic activity in America's Lower 48 states.
05/18/2010 04:26 pm
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar testifies about lapses in oversight of Gulf drilling that led to BP oil spill. But he also says the Obama administration is taking steps to avoid another spill.
05/18/2010 04:16 pm
Blowout preventer. Cementing operations. Design flaws. Top executives from BP America, Halliburton, and Transocean testified Tuesday about possible causes of the BP oil spill.
05/11/2010 07:13 pm
Despite a surge in interest, electric cars may remain niche products in the world's two largest auto markets. Advocates disagree.
05/10/2010 10:49 am