If Arabs want significantly greater freedom and economic development, they and their leaders must be fully committed to making it so.
One of the most enjoyable things about the NCAA tournament – for basketball fanatics and casual observers alike – is the Cinderella story. On Thursday, Morehead State chalked up the first upset of the tournament by vanquishing No. 4 Louisville. There’s just something appealing about watching the triumph of the little guy - the team no one ever paid any attention to, never gave a chance. Or maybe it's watching the titan, the sure-thing, the team that everyone knows will win, well, not win. Here is our Top 10, plus one.
Thanks to the latest technology, Tokyo received early warning of the Japan earthquake. But tsunamis require more time to prepare for, so scientists are investigating ways to speed up computer alerts without sacrificing accuracy.
Some of the world's most mobile workers choose to live and compete in European nations with the lowest tax rates.
Great white shark: Researchers have found that fewer great whites are in the Pacific ocean than previously believed. Other shark species from around the world have also suffered steep population declines like the great white shark's in recent years.
With Harvard welcoming the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) back to campus, the debate over ROTC's place at elite universities roils on. But here is an opportunity to show that the American military and top colleges have a critical partnership that benefits them both – and the US.
At a ceremony with the secretary of the Navy, Harvard welcomes ROTC back to its campus, ending a Vietnam-era ban. Columbia, Brown, and other top schools may soon do the same.
Adoption fairs, where foster children and prospective parents mingle, are like 'speed dating.' They're ineffective and damaging. I would know, as I was adopted by parents I met at one of these fairs. States should instead use 'arranged marriages' to match children with well-prepared parents.
Other schools may provide comparable educational value. But Ivy League schools provide an incomparable social network that can help graduates throughout their careers.