Public support for the war in Afghanistan in many NATO countries is eroding. Yet in the U.S., there is scant debate about sending more troops, and about the spillover of the war into Pakistan.
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As many as 5,000 children in Pennsylvania have been found guilty, and up to 2,000 of them jailed, by two corrupt judges who received kickbacks from private prison facilities.
The Joint Chiefs of Staff recommend a shift in strategy from democracy-building in Afghanistan to attacking alleged Taliban and al-Qaida strongholds along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.
It started with a train ride. Barack Obama rode to Washington, D.C., for his presidential inauguration on a whistle-stop tour.
The global financial crisis deepens, with more than 10 million in the U.S. out of work, according to the Department of Labor. The picture is grim - unless, that is, you are a corporate executive.
While the Nobels recognize lifetime achievements, and Sweden is a paragon among progressive, social democracies, there is another side to Sweden and the Nobels that warrants a closer look.
Evo Morales knows about "change you can believe in." He also knows what happens when a powerful elite is forced to make changes it doesn't want.
You could almost hear the world's collective sigh of relief. This year's U.S. presidential election was a global event in every sense.
Election Day approaches, and with it a test of our election system's integrity. Who will be allowed to vote; who will be barred?
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