The sharp decline in drilling – a 46 percent drop compared with last year – could push up future energy prices.
Rick Bass again assumes the role of America’s 21st-century Thoreau.
The president used his first African visit – to the democratic bastion of Ghana – to signal a harder-line US approach to dealing with corrupt African leaders.
The day after President Obama's historic trip to Ghana, analysts find few concrete details about future policy shifts.
Brazil's largest trading partner is no longer the US – it's China. Beijing is investing billions of dollars and filling a vacuum left by the United States.
The Monitor spoke with the exiled mother figure for China's Uighurs about the deadly riots, independence, and China's use of the label of 'terrorist.'