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The latest progress report on poverty uses multiple measures. Yet it also points to the need for better definitions of well-being.
As relations sour between the two American allies, it may be ever-closer ties between the two peoples that prevent further rupture.
When a president suggests political opponents should leave the country, he must contend with those who know what binds a democracy.
Companies may have more faith in retraining current workers by recognizing the talents they already have.
The U.S. women's soccer team celebrates at City Hall after a ticker tape parade July 10 in New York. The team beat the Netherlands 2-0 to capture a record fourth Women's World Cup title.
More Africans feel hopeful they can make a difference in fighting corruption. One reason may be the few countries raising moral norms.
From Sudan to Venezuela, honest brokers are bringing a special skill set to ending conflicts. Not all succeed. Yet their quiet force of moral persuasion can be effective.
The first talks between Afghan officials and the Taliban may have achieved some progress because of a mood of empathy that was created by the sharing of personal sorrows during 18 years of war.
A new prime minister runs against Europe’s nationalist tide by reminding Greeks they are better off uniting and finding a stronger role in the EU.
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The globally televised achievement was a transcendent moment that reflected an unmet need to know and understand creation.
A rise in the number of children as problem gamblers has the government cracking down. States in the U.S. rushing to allow sports gambling should take note.
Police are on a steep learning curve to prevent clashes between rival demonstrators. Curbing such hate crimes will take more than holding perpetrators accountable.
Various leaders propose incentives for volunteering as a way to rebuild trust and instill a culture of giving. In the U.S., two presidential candidates have made it a campaign issue.
Simon Montlake's cover story speaks to the fundamental tension in the wider debate about global warming: How do we handle uncertainty?
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