South Korea today sent a naval destroyer in pursuit of an oil tanker captured Sunday by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden. The tanker holds some $170 million of crude oil.
To avoid economic malaise, President Obama will have to choose wealth creation over distribution.
A major 7.2 quake, centered near Mexicali, Mexico, struck Sunday afternoon. At least one person was reported killed. The quake was felt in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Tijuana.
Three suicide bombings in Baghdad targeted the Iranian, Egyptian, Syrian, and German embassies in quick succession before noon on Sunday.
Concern over a fresh round of sectarian violence in Iraq escalated this weekend after gunmen dressed in military uniforms stormed a Sunni Muslim village south of Baghdad and killed 24 people overnight Saturday.
Changing rainfall patterns have increased the number and severity of floods. Better forecasts and improved flood management have helped, but planners need to do more to reduce risks and boost community resilience.
Following revelations about sexual abuse, the Catholic Church in the United States adopted a policy of ‘zero tolerance’ and mandatory reporting. Could Pope Benedict XVI have avoided his current difficulties if the Vatican had taken the same path?
As 'Play Ball!' rings out April 4, baseball fans debate the impact of high salaries and the post-steroid era.
The release of the top three 'tea party' issues this week gives a glimpse of a small-government movement growing, maturing, and looking increasingly more like middle America.