While 'naming and shaming' tactics are gaining momentum in the fight against Congo's conflict minerals, they won't be enough if the trade just shifts to India and China.
This NASA Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) satellite image of the Gulf of Mexico obtained on May 28, 2010 shows the extent of the oil released from the Deepwater Horizon spill. The oil can be seen as a sheen on the water surface. It is especially evident when the angle of the sun's light that is reflected off of the ocean surface is equal to the viewing angle of the satellite - called sunglint.
When the world’s third-largest economy is hit with its worst earthquake ever, a tsunami, and a subsequent nuclear crisis, the human and physical toll has been enormous. The disaster is also sending ripples through the world economy. Here is a look at four ways the Japanese crisis changes the investment landscape:
The controversial hearings on homegrown terrorism within American Muslim communities are more than shameful bigotry; they're counterproductive. They don't address root causes of radical Islam and alienate rather than engage key allies in the fight against extremism: American Muslims.
At a ceremony with the secretary of the Navy, Harvard welcomes ROTC back to its campus, ending a Vietnam-era ban. Columbia, Brown, and other top schools may soon do the same.
Other schools may provide comparable educational value. But Ivy League schools provide an incomparable social network that can help graduates throughout their careers.
Tom Hanks has been confirmed as the 2011 Class Day speaker at Yale University. Can he outdo last year's speaker?
Soda tax repeal: A proposed repeal of the soda tax in Colo. could save soda drinkers 2.9 percent but cost the state $12.3 million.
Some 150 schools districts sent officials, school board members, and teachers union reps to Denver this week to hear how collaboration can improve student achievement and boost education reform. Can history of acrimony be overcome?
Former journalist Jay Carney, Obama’s new press secretary, briefed White House reporters for the first time, hinting at a style that was less combative and more inclusive than his predecessor's.