Young people in a rough London borough use peacebuilding techniques to curb local violence.
Thousands of small biogas plants turn manure from farm animals into a useful resource.
The S&P 500 is set to break a four-day streak of losses, as US stocks opened higher Wednesday. The S&P 500 losing streak is the index's longest since May.
After a boat trying to reach Australia capsized, 130 survivors, most of them women and children, were rescued near Indonesia. It's the second boat of asylum seekers to capsize in a week.
Apple expanded its online iTunes store to include Taiwan, Hong Kong, and 10 other Asian countries. Previously, Apple users in the company's fastest growing region could only access the iTunes store by using gift cards sold in Europe and the US.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority reported that an Australian Navy ship and a cargo ship had rescued 73 survivors near Indonesia.
The accomplishments of the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti have been overshadowed by scandals, from a cholera outbreak to sexual abuse cases. How will this affect future missions?
The pageantry for Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee included a royal barge trip down the Thames today and hundreds of thousands cheering her on from the banks.
The record shows that some radicals can be persuaded to give up the gun when inducements and local conditions are right. The Pentagon recently spent $4.5 million to find out more.
Tsunami warning sirens sounded around the Indian Ocean region after an 8.6 earthquake hit yesterday. During the 2004 tsunami, few warning systems were in place.