A European Union serious about its global role and responsibilities should take the lead in trying to establish a more effective system of global governance.
12/29/2009 09:42 am
Louisa May Alcott’s hidden life uncovered on PBS, Nick Hornby’s latest novel, ‘Juliet, Naked,’ a new Sondheim revival on Broadway, and more.
12/28/2009 11:02 am
President Boris Tadic launched Serbia's formal bid to join the European Union on Tuesday, saying that the country would overcome 'challenges' in its relationship with the EU, including differing views on the independence of Kosovo.
12/23/2009 09:08 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/22
Stocks tend to rise after winter solstice and on into January.
12/21/2009 06:56 pm
Germany's highest court ruled that stores must stay closed on Advent Sundays so Germans can spend those days, as many traditionally do, going on walks and sitting for coffee and cake.
12/21/2009 02:37 pm
Participants approved a Copenhagen accord that sets out emissions-control objectives, sets a target of less than 2 degrees for global warming, and pledges $30 billion in aid to developing countries. The pact is not legally binding.
12/19/2009 10:49 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/17
There are few means of ensuring that countries that sign international agreements actually comply; bilateral pacts could fix that.
12/08/2009 12:00 am
Ireland, amid fast cultural change, is set to approve civil unions for same sex couples.
12/07/2009 12:00 am