As blizzard skips New York, meteorologists ponder forecasts' power

As blizzard skips New York, meteorologists ponder forecasts' power

Michelle Obama navigates limits on women in Saudi Arabia

For first lady Michelle Obama, just a few hours in Saudi Arabia were enough to illustrate the stark limitations under which Saudi women live.

Dead malls: Half of America's shopping centres predicted to close by 2030

The obituaries are being written for America's shopping malls, as a new generation changes its...

Auschwitz's last survivors urge a troubled Europe not to forget

Auschwitz's last survivors urged the world not to forget the horror of the Holocaust 70 years...



Hostage crisis shaking Japan risks backlash to Abe defense plan

For a war‑shy Japanese public, a hostage crisis that has drawn the country into the orbit of...

Time on Obama’s side in death knell for health fee-for-service

Killing off the old way of paying for U. S. health care, as it turns out, won’t require new...

Dollar rises before fed meets Euro holds gain on Greek relief

The dollar held a gain from yesterday against the yen on easing haven bids and speculation the Federal...

Kobe Bryant to have shoulder surgery, probably ending NBA season

Kobe Bryant agreed to have surgery on the torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder, a procedure that...