Conservative tycoon Sebastian Piñera won the second round of Chile's presidential election on Sunday in part due to voter faith that he can revive the economy. Meanwhile, Brazil's economy is booming.
New funding will increase the number of science, technology, engineering, and math teachers. The goal is to improve US students' mediocre ranking in math and science performance.
Urging Mexico to strive for a better health care system could relieve the burden on US taxpayers.
President Obama should channel Monty Python by taxing corporate profits held abroad.
The national debt is worrying to conservatives and liberals alike. The question? What to do about it.
Some 80 percent of its $38 billion economic stimulus package is for clean technology. But environmentalists say half the money is 'greenwash.'
This photo from 2007 shows a man and woman looking at the city skyline from a coastal defense breakwater in Alexandria, Egypt. Sea levels rising because of global warming, along with increased storminess as the climate changes, will expose tens of millions of people in the world's port cities to coastal flooding, says a report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Behind the political squabbling over reform proposals are substantial issues of cost and access to care.
Italy has raised women's retirement age to match that of men. Many women says it's unfair in a culture where women who work also are responsible for housework and the care of family members.