Egypt's first free election begins, NASA gets some commercial help, and Chen Guangcheng lands in New York.
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are slugging it out over the economy, but the world may have a trick or two up its sleeve.
The lowlights of Europe's annual tribute to trashy Europop.
What happens when you mix a trashy Europop spectacle with an oil-soaked Caspian dictator?
Americans are wringing their hands about the grave threat that a nuclear Iran would pose to the United States. But the numbers tell a different story.
Greece is not Lehman Brothers, and the global economy will be just fine if it drops out of the eurozone.
Obama hasn't made a peep about cutting U.S. support to NATO -- though everyone agrees it's necessary to get Europeans to pay their fair share. And yet, Romney attacks him for it.
If the international community doesn't help Libya build a democratic society now, it'll have no one but itself to blame for the consequences of failure.
A diet can't save them now. Time to get that defibrillator ready.
François Hollande's trip to America was a quiet success. But did he just appoint an unruly team of rivals as his ministers back home?
The movement that birthed the global Occupy Movement returns to the streets of Spain.
France fetes a new president, Spanish activists take to the streets, and Ratko Mladic finally goes to trial.
As Ratko Mladic goes on trial for war crimes at The Hague today, graphic artist Joe Sacco takes us back to the international tribunal's early days.
A new way of measuring prosperity has enormous implications for geopolitics and economics.
Does the 63-year-old alliance still matter today? We asked politicians, scholars, and other observers from both sides of the Atlantic to weigh in.
The G-8 is not about to save the world. It's time the United States started planning for the G-Zero.
It’s true: Burma faces an uphill climb in its transition to democracy. But the odds may be better than you think.
Some of the world's most ruthless leaders have had surprisingly close -- if deeply troubled -- relationships with their mothers.
France gets a new president, neo-Nazis make gains in Greece, and Putin hits the ice.
A global guilt trip in honor of Mother's Day.
It's not just those liberal Northern Europeans who have embraced homosexual unions.
Greeks are clearly relieved to have crushed a corroded old political system, but now there's nothing workable to replace it.
Britain's Parliament begins its new session like no other legislature.