Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili signed a cease-fire deal with Russia Friday, while asserting that Georgia would “never, ever surrender” to Moscow. Experts discuss Saakashvili’s role in the regional conflict. Continue reading
Question/Comment: Car companies such as Ford, GM and Toyota sell cars throughout the world. In examining the U.K. Web sites for these companies, even in cases where the car model is the same as the U.S. model, the U.K. model … Continue reading
Andrew Speaker, the Atlanta lawyer diagnosed with a drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis, told a Senate panel Wednesday via phone that doctors did not explicitly warn him not to travel, though health officials disagreed. The NewsHour reports on the hearing. Continue reading
The White House on Tuesday defended World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz as a special committee found that he broke the rules in dealing with a former employee, who was also his girlfriend. A proponent and an opponent of Wolfowitz’s resignation debate the matter. Continue reading
World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz said Sunday he would remain at his post, despite criticism over his involvement in securing a large pay increase for a female friend. An economic reporter details Wolfowitz’s troubles. Continue reading
An international panel of scientists issued a report last week on the potential impacts of global warming. In the first part of a series on climate change, an advocate for an emissions cap-and-trade system used in Europe explains how it could work in the United States. Continue reading
Bill and Melinda Gates, whose foundation seeks to address worldwide needs in areas including health and education, describe their initiatives and decision-making process.