- NY Longshoremen's Strike: One Fight Labor Can Win?
January 25 2013 6:19 PM
Contract talks between the longshoremen and their employers in the New York area are coming down to the wire; a strike would devastate the U.S. economy but perhaps bolster the labor movement.
- Twitter Lawsuit And A Broken System For Breaking News
January 19 2013 1:50 PM
A U.S. district judge ruled Agence France-Presse infringed on photographer Daniel Morel's copyright when it took his photos from Twitter and distributed them to Getty Images.
- Israel Elections: 'No Compromise' Will Be The Likely Winner
January 19 2013 1:49 PM
On election day Tuesday in Israel, the most ardent conservatives are expected to show gains, solidifying Prime Minister Netanyahu's hard-line agenda.
- What's Rio Tinto To Do? Minerals Or Margins?
January 19 2013 1:46 PM
Rio Tinto Group, the mining giant that just admitted that it’s worth $14 billion less than previously stated, is at a crossroads.
- Big Oil Meets Big Green In The United Arab Emirates
January 19 2013 12:53 PM
The United Arab Emirates seems to lead the world in terms of renewable energy research -- so why all the oil rigs?
- Turkey To The West: We Want Our Art Back
January 14 2013 2:01 PM
A lot of priceless archaeological artifacts from Turkey are in Western museums. Now the Turks want them back, and they're ready for some unusual tactics to get them.
- Delhi Gang Rape: Yes Or No To The Death Penalty?
January 12 2013 3:12 PM
After the gang rape and killing of a young woman, India is engulfed in a debate on what should happen to rapists. Here is what will likely happen.
- Why More Americans Than Ever Travel By Bus
January 12 2013 3:09 PM
As massive train-building schemes take shape across the globe, a different mode of transportation is booming in the United States: intercity buses.
- Chavez And The Power Of Rulers' Bodies
January 12 2013 3:07 PM
When a country's power structure is dominated by a single leader, things can turn messy quickly if the leader gets sick.
- Golden Globe Predictions: 'Lincoln' A Candidate For All Reasons?
January 12 2013 2:58 PM
Just three days after this year's Oscar nomination announcements shocked many, the Golden Globe Awards show will air on Sunday night.
- And The Nominees Are ... 2013 Oscar Predictions
January 05 2013 1:41 PM
Voting has closed for the 2013 Oscar race, and this year's Academy Award nominees will be announced on Thursday, Jan 10.
- India's Gang-Rape Protests Ignore The Untouchables
January 05 2013 1:36 PM
For Dalit women, the so-called Untouchables, protests of the recent rape of an Indian medical student is not likely to stop the sex crimes against them.
- Do Journalism Ethics Still Matter In The Digital Age?
January 05 2013 1:34 PM
The Society of Professional Journalists' ethics committee was deluged with complaints this year about biased reporting. Do journalism ethics still matter?
- Despite Egyptian Turmoil, Samsung Takes A Chance
December 24 2012 12:25 PM
A $1.45 billion investment and phone launch prove Egypt's new leadership has a friend among tech titans.
- Does Congress Have The Nerve To Limit NSA's Spying On You?
December 22 2012 6:59 PM
The FISA Amendments Act -- allowing the U.S. government to engage in warrantless wiretapping -- will likely be reauthorized before New Year's Day.
- Fiscal Cliff, Deficit Cast Shadow Over US Real Estate Recovery
December 22 2012 2:34 PM
Economists are optimistic about the housing recovery, provided Washington can strike a deal that keeps mortgage deductions and exemptions intact.
- One Christmas Tree And Two Wars In The Holy Land
December 22 2012 1:10 PM
Christmas in Bethlehem and Jerusalem is a high point for Christian pilgrims. This year, an old conflict and a new civil war are marring the joyful atmosphere and making Jerusalem feel like a ghost town.
- Do You Share Blame For Bangladeshi Factory Fires?
December 16 2012 10:22 PM
U.S. consumers make purchasing decisions every day that endorse with their money the circumstances factory workers face in other parts of the world.
- Toys Building Bridges Across Science Gender Gap
December 15 2012 7:32 PM
Toys encouraging kids to build things are seen as ways to enrich cognitive skills and spark creativity, but are often stereotyped as masculine.
- Why The US Holds The Key To The Heart Of Africa
December 15 2012 3:23 PM
As crises unfold in the DRC and Rwanda, the U.S. can effect lasting change -- if it abandons short-term fixes.