Mar 31, 2014 The Senate Finance Committee thinks about bringing back expired tax breaks. And a look at the safety and costs of in vitro births.
Dec 16, 2013 The United Nations is launching its largest appeal ever for humanitarian aid to Syrians.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Sep 25, 2013 What more needs to be done to tackle the UN's Millennium Development Goals?
Sep 5, 2013 No 'boots on the ground' for now, but what about cyber warfare with Syria?
Rowan Moore Gerety
Sep 5, 2013 The meeting of the world's top 20 economies has a broad agenda for addressing global economic concerns, but Syria looms as a point of tension between the U.S. and Russia, the conference's host.
Mar 7, 2013 North Korea's government has said it reserves the right to carry out a preemptive nuclear attack against the United States ahead of a U.N. vote on tighter sanctions against the communist regime.
Feb 15, 2013 The Group of 20 major world economies are meeting in Moscow today, and the biggest item on the agenda is global monetary policy with some countries complaining about a 'currency war.'
Feb 7, 2013 Half of all Afghans have bribed public officials in the last year and the amounts are growing, according to a report from the UN.
Jan 9, 2013 The International Labor Organization, a United Nations agency, raised concerns about the legal protections that domestic workers get.
Dec 12, 2012 North Korea defies international sanctions to launch a rocket. Japan has called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council, which could take place later today.