The Next Big Quake?
Haiti's devastating earthquake -- and its horrific human toll -- caught many by surprise. But there are more little-noticed hot seismic hot spots across the globe. Here are five places that geologists worry could be the next big one.
Vietnam’s New Money
An influx of wealth and privilege is shaking up this socialist country. But, as pro-democracy activists are jailed and the network of power tightens, the Communist Party's strong hand may be turning economic progress into a social disaster.
The Real Jimmy Carter
America’s 39th president was not the weak and ineffective leader of popular caricature. But Barack Obama could still learn from his failings.
The spread of neglected tropical diseases haven't just created a health crisis in the developing world -- they have spurred conflicts in some of the most unstable places on the planet.
Tokyo and Washington Celebrate their Alliance — Too Soon
The U.S.-Japan security alliance just had its golden anniversary -- but it isn't time to break out the bubbly just yet.
The prepared text of U.S. of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's speech, delivered at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.