As South America Tilts Left, Paraguay Tilts Right
April 23 2013 12:36 PM
Paraguay has elected a conservative millionaire businessman as president, in contrast to the region's majority of left-leaning leaders.
Why Weekends Are A Touchy Subject In Saudi Arabia
April 23 2013 11:33 AM
Saudi Arabia may change its weekend to bring it closer to Western standards, and further from its founding principles.
Who Gets Hurt When Google Cracks The Whip?
April 23 2013 8:52 AM
A Colorado car blog publisher says Google unfairly yanked his website from Google News for supposedly violating its policy on sponsored content.
‘Mad Men’ Fact Vs Fiction: Did That Joe Namath Special Really Happen?
April 22 2013 12:41 PM
"To Have and To Hold," the latest episode of AMC's "Mad Men" blended fact and fiction with "Broadway Joe on Broadway," a pitch to Dow Chemical.
Tribeca Film Festival: What To See And What To Skip
April 21 2013 12:53 PM
The "Tribeca Film Festival" is underway, with "Whitewash," "Bluebird," "Bending Steel" and "Michael H. Profession: Director" emerging as the must-see films on this year's slate.
RFID Knows When Students Skip School, But At What Cost?
April 20 2013 8:40 AM
Privacy advocates at the Georgia ACLU are concerned about a pilot program to monitor students on Gordon County school buses using RFID badges.
Boston Marathon Bombings Signal A New Media Paradigm
April 19 2013 8:50 PM
Based largely on smartphones and social media, coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings proves we're in a post-media media world.
Should The Reddit Hive-Mind Really Be Investigating Crime?
April 19 2013 1:44 PM
Online sleuths jumped onto many possible Boston bombing suspects that turned out to be false.
Spain's Economic Downtrend Continues
April 18 2013 11:00 AM
An index of leading economic indicators for Europe's fifth-largest economy declined 3 percent -- its first downturn in six months.
What Bombing Suspect? Hasty Report Is No Small Blunder For Zucker-Era CNN
April 17 2013 5:14 PM
Unforgiving Twitter journalists lambasted CNN and John King after they reported that a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings had been arrested.
Baluchistan: Land Of Earthquakes, Poverty, Insurgency, And Natural Resources
April 17 2013 5:46 AM
Baluchistan holds large reserves of gas, as well as gold, cooper, uranium and oil, it also enjoys a 600-mile coastline.
Boston's Good Neighbor: Mr. Rogers Reminds A Shocked Nation To 'Look For The Helpers'
April 16 2013 1:08 PM
Amid the Boston Marathon bombings, meme-makers flooded Facebook and Twitter with words of encouragement courtesy of the late Fred Rogers.
Boston Bombings Began In Mali, Says Muslim Brotherhood Top Figure
April 16 2013 11:28 AM
Conspiracy theorists are running amok around the tragedy. Essam el-Erian rehashes a classic: There's a mystery hand behind it.
Palestinian PM's Resignation Threatens Peace Process
April 13 2013 7:02 PM
Palestinian Prime Minister Salaam Fayyad has resigned in what could be a major blow to peace process negotiations with Israel.
Magnitsky: Russia, US Spar, But Trade Packs Punch
April 13 2013 1:38 PM
Russia released a list of alleged human rights violators after the United States passed the Magnitsky Act, but trade will keep the two together.
Why Washington Can't Fix The Economy
April 13 2013 9:22 AM
It walks like a recession, it sounds like a recession, it looks like a recession ... and it's a recovery?
No, You Can’t Stop IMDb From Publishing Your Age
April 12 2013 3:29 PM
A Seattle jury ruled that IMDb, the Amazon-owned movie portal, did no wrong by publishing the age of actress Junie Hoang.
The Continuing Humanitarian Crisis In Mali
April 12 2013 10:50 AM
Mali doesn't have enough donor aid to meet its needs this year. And it may be running low on foresight, too.
What’s Going On With Al-Qaeda In Syria?
April 10 2013 12:44 PM
A series of announcements this week confirms the link between al-Qaeda and jihadist rebels in Syria, leaving secular FSA fighters in a bind.
No Love Lost For Thatcher In Argentina
April 09 2013 8:47 AM
Margaret Thatcher has been mourned all over the world, but eyes are dry in Argentina due to Falkland Islands disputes.