Some Americans seem to have concluded it's a waste of $20 billion. Yet in Lahore, the Pakistani newspaper editor Najam Sethi suggested to me that Pakistan has hardly received any help at all. The answer lies in the incredible complexity of...
The recession ended two years ago, but it seems the job market hasn't gotten the memo. And it's taking a toll on recent grads. Many are working in jobs that don't require college degrees. And graduating into a bad economy could leave...
Flood waters around Pierre, S.D., are rising, and they're about to get much higher. The dams along the Missouri River can't hold back a massive surge of water spurred by record rains in Montana. The Army Corps of Engineers is about to...
Accused in the deaths of thousands during the '90s wars in the former Yugoslavia, the Bosnian Serb general told the court he was "defending my people and my country."
Opponents of the Assad regime are using the alleged torture and death of 13-year-old Hamza Ali al-Khateeb as a rallying cry. But now, the government appears to have cut off access to the Web a vital tool for spreading the word about protests.
The day's most-anticipated news is word about the May employment situation. Economists say about 150,000 jobs were likely added to payrolls last month not enough to significantly reduce unemployment.
After you pick up a free doughnut (and maybe donate a little change to the Salvation Army), try out the World War I-era recipe.
Last year, The Supreme Court ruled that, under the constitution, corporations can spend unlimited amounts of money on political advocacy. From here, The Nation's George Zornick warns, it could be a slippery slope.
Nearly 20 people died and at least 50 others were wounded in the attack at the mosque north of Baghdad, Iraqi officials said. There were conflicting accounts of whether the blast was the work of a suicide bomber.
Known as "Dr. Death," Kevorkian was 83. He had claimed to have assisted in at least 130 suicides. Convicted of second-degree murder in the late '90s, he spent eight years in prison.