Contentious debates about "peak oil" aside, imagining how the world looks post oil is increasingly easy as alternatives to fossil fuel develop rapidly.
Emerging markets like China and Brazil, as well as US, are urging European ministers to address its sovereign debt woes. But emerging markets, US lack consensus on solution.
Prime Minister Papandreou canceled his US trip and hinted at further austerity measures after Europe's 'troika' of experts expressed doubt about the Greek government's plans to avoid default.
Author and journalist Karin Alfredsson founded 'Cause of Death: Woman' to investigate the worldwide epidemic of violent acts against women
At a meeting of European finance ministers in Poland, leaders largely rejected proposals from Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on how to rescue the ailing eurozone.
Stock market rises for fifth straight day as optimism rises about Europe's debt problems. Major stock market indexes still down for the year.
UK slavery raid: officials rescued 24 men from a life of slavery at a trailer site north of London. The men had spent as many as 15 years working 12-hour days for no pay.
Contrary to conventional wisdom, Martin Luther King Jr. isn't the only non-president to have a memorial on the National Mall. Here are three other individuals who got prime space.
Hershey walkout takes new twist as firms offer cultural tour of US to 400 foreign student workers. But Hershey walkout leaders reject offer, saying the real issue is too much work for too little pay.