Economic policies are based on short-term gains instead of long-term growth strategies, writes guest blogger Melissa Lockhart Fortner, and have created 'fundamental instability.'
Forty years ago, almost half of American kids biked to school. Bike trains are a smart idea for getting kids pedaling again.
Venezuela says it will cut off oil supplies. Others aren't being so hard line, writes guest blogger James Bosworth.
Lonesome George is believed to be the last of his subspecies, but he hardly had time for loneliness: The tortoise had constant company from journalists, scientists, and potential mates.
Such high-level defections have been rare so far. But if they become more frequent, they could cause Assad's regime to crumble from within.
Fox News put up video that identified a speech by hard-core preacher Safwat al-Hegazy as being delivered by Egypt's new President Mohamed Morsi within hours of Morsi's victory.
The UN's global conference underscored just how much ground Rio de Janeiro itself has to cover when it comes to environmental sustainability. It also showed what a long way the city has to go to prepare for the 2014 World Cup games and the 2016 Olympics.