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  • Police, Adjective: movie review

    Police, Adjective: movie review

    Set in Romania, ‘Police, Adjective’ is a cerebral thriller that takes a witty, dry look at the nature of postcommunist justice.

  • Editor's Blog If everything's 'revolutionary,' nothing is

    From corn chips to deodorants, marketers tout new products as 'revolutionary.' But real revolutions are rare. And revolutions that endure depend on a secret ingredient: democracy

  • Kyoto to Copenhagen: Why UN's glacial global warming talks need overhaul

    Kyoto to Copenhagen: Why UN's glacial global warming talks need overhaul

    Some specialists are calling for an overhaul of the UN global warming process, which yielded only modest progress in Copenhagen.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/06

    Monkeys at the Dhaka Zoo in Bangladesh cuddle together to stay warm on a cold and foggy Wednesday morning.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/04

    A worker pulls himself through a bed of 'Wishing Spheres' in Singapore on Jan. 4. People wrote their wishes for 2010 on the spheres, which were illuminated in the marina as part of the city-state's New Year's celebrations.

  • Ten best movies of the decade

    Ten best movies of the decade

    The best of the decade include foreign fare and some American classics such as ‘Sideways’ and ‘No Country for Old Men.’

  • In Pictures Got your red hat?

    German Bundeswehr army soldiers of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) wear Santa Claus hats as they attend a Christmas celebration at Camp Marmal in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, on Dec. 22.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/21

    A worker passes by the statue of Vladimir Lenin, abandoned in the backyard of the Mogosoaia Palace in Romania, on Monday. The statue was removed from a square in Bucharest in 1990. This week Romanians commemorate 20 years since communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu fled Bucharest during an uprising on Dec. 22 after ruling Romania for 25 years. More than a thousand people are reported to have lost their lives during the Romanian revolution.

  • In Pictures Holiday lights around the world

    Festive lights cover a house on 34th St in Baltimore's Hampden neighborhood.

  • Opinion In Afghanistan, NATO is fighting for its life

    What has happened to the great alliance of democracies that won the cold war? NATO has yet to fully mobilize and exhibits no sense of urgency concerning the extremist threat in Afghanistan.