Six months after one of the strongest tropical storms ever recorded on earth slammed into the Philippines last November, the physical signs of recovery are increasingly visible.
The personal stories above are just a few accounts of the trials and tribulations people in Mexico, Colombia and Argentina deal with on a regular basis.
Sustainable development is the most urgent challenge facing humanity. The fundamental question is how the world economy can continue to develop in a w...
Stepping up its efforts to fight climate change, the White House is now trying to court TV Meteorologists to help communicate the link between America's recent string of extreme weather, and the science behind global warming.
We have often misunderstood Genesis 1:28, "Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground" to legitimize human domination of the earth and reinforce our own selfish agenda.
The experiences of members of what started out as a small support group of survivors in the United States and now counts 18,000 members in 79 different countries, bear out what studies have shown for some time: The harms caused by sexual violence by clergy are often severe and life-long and, in many cases, life-threatening.
Let me be clear; Americans are not interested in another military intervention, and Barack Obama is probably the soberest guy in Washington today. But is his sobriety a sign of carefulness or utter indifference to the soaring Syrian tragedy?
The crafting of Putin's new Euro-Asian vision -- in effect a new "Greater Russia" assembled from the remnants of the old Soviet Union in Central Asia and Europe -- has been greased by a pipeline delivery system under the Kremlin's control.
How is it that 276 schoolgirls are kidnapped in Nigeria and the world is almost silent in response?
When global statistics show that single parents face disproportionately high rates of poverty, the importance of collecting cross-border child support cannot be overstated.
Mothers bring life. Mothers bring caring. Mothers set the tone for the aspirations of the next generation.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures May 1, 2014 How unusua...
Mr. Secretary, as a global citizen who still cherishes and believes in the ideals of the United Nations, I urge you to do the right thing and revoke Mr. Kutesa's visa.
The United Nations' senior official responsible for migrants, in a shot across Qatar's bow as officials predict imminent far-reaching labor reforms, has called on the Gulf state to abolish its controversial kafala or labor sponsorship system and enshrine its lofty promises in law.
Only a month or so after the Sunflower Movement willingly ended their occupation of the Taiwanese legislature, there is another mass movement afoot, this one demanding an end to the attempts to complete another nuclear power plant on the island.
If we could do half as good a job of creating a meaningful taboo in the United States around buying and selling young people for sex as we do around smoking, we'd be so much further along the road to eliminating demand.