There is news on the solar energy front, with the price of panels and installation falling rapidly and popular adoption for novel purposes on the increase.
When I was visiting abroad recently, my non-American friends were quite candid with me: They see my country as increasingly intolerant, violent and inhospitable.
The stakes are high for the Paris climate summit next month, and hundreds of thousands of people are expected in the streets to demand a meaningful agreement to tackle the global crisis.
A coalition of artists and writers has been instrumental in raising awareness of the mind-boggling exploitation of laborers who support some of the richest people on the planet.
The city has a dark underbelly that includes harsh treatment of its immigrant labor force and an intolerance for criticism.
A Norwegian woman who was sentenced to prison in Dubai after she reported to police that she had been raped while on a business trip there this spring has been freed.
On Friday, President Obama announced that he'd been told Thursday night about two suspicious packages heading to the U.S. from Yemen that turned out to contain explosives and represented a terrorist threat.
The early word is out on the second "Sex and the City" movie, and according to at least one former-fan-turned-reviewer, the franchise has officially gone to Hades in a Birkin bag, taking what she believes was once a series with a warm heart beating under all those (continued).
The United Kingdom will not allow an official representative of Israel's security services into the country, according to an Israeli report, until Israel promises, in writing, not to abuse British passports. Israel has so far refused, the report said.
A smoking Nissan Pathfinder packed with explosive items set New York law enforcement officials on the trail of the alleged Times Square bomber on Saturday, and by Tuesday a self-described lone plotter by the name of Faisal Shahzad had emerged as the sole suspect.