The Paris Agreement provides an important new foundation for meaningful progress on climate change, and represents a dramatic departure from the past 20 years of international climate negotiations.
This Holiday season marks the anniversary of two significant events in Caribbean and African Diaspora history; the revolt of Sam Sharpe in Jamaica w...
Though for many of us the year ahead may look pretty dismal, 2016 promises one great breakthrough - a major step toward ending Africa's particular and hobbling form of the great Digital Divide.
Four years ago in the shadow of Chicago's Aon building, surrounded by 40,000 people, Chicago marathon runner Jeff Goad stopped thinking about cancer a...
To see clearly, something most of the world takes for granted, is an out-of-reach luxury for most of the estimated 2.4 billion people around the world who are sight challenged, and have no access to optometrists.
Kerry and Blinken both mention Burma, Sri Lanka and Nigeria. It's unlikely that this is a coincidence and is worth considering when one ponders the president's 2016 travel schedule.
How time flies! It seems just a moment ago I was back home in Spain enjoying a Christmas dinner with relatives from all over the world. It's been a ye...
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In her Pulitzer Prize-winning book A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide , Samantha Power--now U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations--reports a remarkable exchange between force commander Roméo Dallaire and a U.S. military officer in 1994.
As we close 2015, let's reflect on how we harmed and helped each other's health and wellness with two Top 5 lists for the year: the first for our shortcomings, and the second for our successes.
The American Petroleum Institute (API) successfully lobbied for an end to the 40-year ban on exporting U.S.-produced crude oil in part by making a geopolitical argument: Iran and Russia have the ability to export their oil, so why not unleash America?
Take a deep breath and enjoy the unique perspectives and places that technology is taking us.
Do under-the-radar travel gems really exist? It depends whose radar you are using.
Morocco may not be on the top of your list for studying abroad but "Al-Marghrib" is the ultimate destination for all adventurous college travelers.
Given the conflicting interests and lack of military experience on the part of the coalition's members, there is ample reason to conclude that this alliance lacks substance.
Double standards in any relation, particularly in the war on terror would not be in the interest of anyone. Muslims and non-Muslims should end the blame game and they should leave their differences aside and unite against this common enemy.