Stock market rises for fifth straight day as optimism rises about Europe's debt problems. Major stock market indexes still down for the year.
09/16/2011 06:30 pm
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.
09/13/2011 04:35 am
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.
08/23/2011 06:43 pm
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.
08/20/2011 12:34 am
Palestinian leaders need equal footing with Israeli leaders – not to mention popular backing – for any peace process to succeed. Statehood sets the stage not only for productive negotiations, but also for lasting regional peace.
08/09/2011 11:23 am
A better-than-expected US jobs report helped abate selling pressures on Wall Street. But Europe's debt problems are pressuring EU officials to act.
08/05/2011 11:44 am
Several Democrats and Republicans are calling for a fresh -- and dangerous -- isolationism. But just as Europe needed US leadership after the cold war, so does the Arab world now.
08/04/2011 11:42 am
Luxembourg's population grew at the fastest rate, while Ireland had the highest birth rate, new figures from Eurostat show
07/29/2011 10:34 am
Western leaders must support democracy in the Arab world now in 2011 as they did in Central and Eastern Europe in 1989. The time for viewing dictatorships as defenders of Western civilization is finished.
07/27/2011 02:30 pm
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose approval rating has dropped nearly 20 percent, today scrambled to respond to a widening movement protesting pocketbook issues.
07/26/2011 04:24 pm