The Swiss vote to ban minarets comes at a time when Muslim populations are growing and Europeans worry about losing traditional Christian culture.
Education is becoming more globalized, with more foreign students coming to the US, while more American college students head abroad to new destinations such as India and China, according to two new studies.
With no COLA adjustment this year, the Obama administration is right to give seniors a $250 boost.
China, the world leader in both economic growth and carbon emissions, faces the dilemma of how to respond to the challenges of global warming while not harming its robust economy.
A new novel from Richard Powers poses a disquieting question: Is it abnormal to be happy?
A hotly contested election campaign concluded with reconfirmation that Norway won't join the EU.
The opening of a Foreign Ministry office for religion signals a rising awareness of the political clout of the world's faiths.
The fact that many of us do not feel any urgency to revamp a system that leaves millions of our sick without care is appalling.
A surge of foreign entrepreneurs are getting visas in exchange for investing in US companies.