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Jeanne Park


The European debt crisis

How might Europe’s spiraling debt crisis affect the U.S. and its stalled economic recovery? To understand the potential impact, here are five things to know.


A ‘Grexit’ primer

Greece is once again on the brink of a financial collapse. How will its potential exit from the euro impact the rest of Europe, the global economy and the U.S. presidential election?


Cleaning up Nigeria’s oily mess

According to a new U.N. report, decades of oil pollution in the Niger Delta may require the world’s biggest ever cleanup.


Same-sex couples wed in New York

Hundreds of jubilant gay and lesbian couples exchanged wedding vows across the state on Sunday.


Christine Lagarde favored for IMF top job

The frontrunner for the IMF’s top job, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is not afraid of championing controversial reforms. Some say she could be just what the IMF “boy’s club” needs.


L’affaire Strauss-Kahn

Why is the arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn such big news, aside from its lurid details, and why should we care?


Audio: Michael Oreskes: A veteran journalist discusses the future of news

AP’s Michael Oreskes discusses the future of news in the first installment of a new series devoted to journalism.


Photo: Veiled protest

A French Muslim housewife protests the ban of full-face veils that came into force today.


Women in the new Egypt: A cyber-activist’s perspective

Women marched alongside men in Egypt’s new revolution. But the period of equality was shortlived. An interview with blogger Dalia Ziada.