A journalist and a political scientist search out the patterns in American diversity.
10/27/2010 07:05 am
Latin America's transition to democracy seems well established, with credible elections this year throughout the region. The recent Ecuador uprising underscores how dangers remain.
10/22/2010 10:51 am
Top Picks: 'A Murder of Crows,' Sufjan Stevens' 'The Age of Adz,' Mike Wallace's 'Politics & Presidents,' and more
PBS documentary 'A Murder of Crows,' folk-rock Sufjan Stevens' new CD 'The Age of Adz,' lessons from an award winning journalist in '20th Century With Mike Wallace: Politics & Presidents,' and more recommendations.
10/14/2010 06:05 pm
The Chile mine rescue effort is believed to be the deepest ever and the survivors have been underground longer than anyone who has made it out alive.
10/13/2010 07:16 am
Mario Vargas Llosa, one of Latin America's most politically engaged and influential writers, will be awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature.
10/07/2010 10:52 am
The Rwandan Education Ministry announced that it may cut scholarship funding for university and use that money for primary education, where it leads the region in enrollment.
10/06/2010 11:00 am
Paleontologists have discovered a 36 million-year-old fossil of a nearly 5-foot-tall, reddish-brown penguin, whose remains may shed light on how modern penguin feathers evolved,
09/30/2010 04:05 pm
Exposure to smoke and toxins from cooking fires is blamed for the deaths of millions of women and children each year. A public-private partnership, announced by Hillary Clinton Tuesday, is on a global clean cookstove mission.
09/21/2010 07:51 pm
Obama moves to ratify free trade agreements with Colombia, South Korea, and Panama.
09/07/2010 04:50 pm
Joran van der Sloot, charged with killing a Peruvian woman and suspected in the disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway, has confessed to extorting money from Holloway's parents. Joran van der Sloot as confessing to taking money from the family of the American in return for revealing the location of her body.
09/07/2010 10:47 am