Two cases involving life sentences for 14-year-olds who murdered will test the Supreme Court's past rulings that teens are not small adults and must be given a chance for redemption.
The ICNL(International Center for Not-for-Profit Law) received $1 million from the MacArthur Foundation to advance its mission of creating a legal framework for the right of assembly and association in countries around the world.
Crisis Action acts like a coach or talent scout for humanitarian and other citizen groups – but always behind the scenes.
Congress could go a long way towards fixing the federal system without destroying state revenue codes—but only if reform is done carefully.
Scientist David Carroll doesn't publish academic papers but tells turtles' stories through his art and writings.
The Iowa Writers' Workshop, on its 75th anniversary, offers a window into the state of American letters.
Marilyn Chin, author and alumni of the Iowa Writers Workshop, gestures as she reads a story during the Iowa Writers' Workshop 75th Anniversary Reunion at the University of Iowa in Iowa City on Saturday, June 11.
More than 200 companies – including India's Tata Group, New Jersey's Honeywell Energy, and Nigerian conglomerate Dangote Group – have signed up to own a rusty piece of Nigeria's grid.
Bill Drayton founded Ashoka: Innovators for the Public, which now has put about 3,000 social entrepreneurs into the field all over the world, three decades ago. A college professor once described him as having "the determination of Job and the brains of a Nobel laureate." Says Drayton: "The life purpose of the true social entrepreneur is to change the world."
After spending nine years shepherding 'Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark' to Broadway, theater phenomenon Julie Taymor reportedly no longer will direct the show.