The G-20 summit this weekend will grapple with a global crisis.
Forget Obama’s dog. The vice president should establish his independence with a ferret or bee hive.
Exhibition of 19th-century visions of the 'exotic' Orient recalls the heavy history of colonialism.
While President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva – a former union firebrand – effortlessly bands together with Latin America's left, he just as easily peels away.
The government will help homeowners restructure shaky mortgages financed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but partisan debate looms over how to keep up the aid.
Experts fear the credit crunch will discourage governments worldwide from turning to taxpayers for assistance in climate-change efforts.
The money may not jump-start enough domestic spending, but signals to world leaders that China is engaged in resolving the global financial crisis.
The gathering follows a successful Muslim-Catholic forum at the Vatican.