Julia Gillard became Australia's first female prime minister Thursday after the once unassailable Kevin Rudd lost favor over mining disputes and his shelving of climate change initiatives.
06/24/2010 11:46 am
Graeme McDowell isn't a household name by any means. But Sunday's win at the U.S. Open puts him on the map.
06/21/2010 03:25 pm
Amelia Earhat's watch, which the famed aviator wore on two trans-Atlantic flights was brought aboard the International Space Station 82 years to the day after her first flight.
06/18/2010 08:15 pm
In Pictures UFOs
BP is sorting though 8,000 suggestions from people around the world on how to cap the well and clean up the oil. Here are five suggested solutions to remedy the crisis caused by the BP oil spill.
06/02/2010 06:44 pm
Leaders of developed economies now come from a professional ruling class whose survival depends on delivering the fantasy that we can live beyond our means.
06/02/2010 03:06 pm
The Dutch government is supplying six sweeping arm systems for the BP oil spill. The technology involves a skimmer that picks up oil and water and then separates the two.
06/01/2010 09:00 pm
In Pictures Britain's royal family
The joining of the Conservatives' "big society" concept and the Liberal Democrats' power-distribution ideas may help this British coalition overcome their differences.
05/19/2010 04:56 pm
After a 13-year run, Britain’s Labour Party is out of power. How should we assess its legacy?
05/10/2010 09:32 am