How language brings us together—and drives us apart.
The short answer: No. So why is one committee trying?
The country is experimenting with "sports selection at the molecular genetic level."
What gives Richard Cohen confidence that his sweeping foreign-policy pronouncements are correct?
Developing countries used to be sources of stability for the global economy. Now they're its biggest threat.
There are advantages to having your political and cultural capitals in the same city.
Why the country's political crisis will persist, even if the protesters win.
Most people are socialized not to sleep when their bodies naturally want to. A small town in Germany wants to change that.
As many developing countries face the beginning of a potentially long currency crisis, let's not forget how far they've come—and will still go—toward democracy, freedom, and rising affluence.
It's not just snow down there, at the bottom of the world.
Social media was one of the first refuges for Syria’s non-violent activists. Now they’re getting kicked off.
Mr. Gorbachev, tear down these herds' migratory patterns.
When in doubt, try French.
How California and Virginia can be as different as Liechtenstein and Brunei
The bad news for Chinese: This year's Spring Festival Gala was as boring as the football game.
How the former exchange student could still wriggle out of her 28-year Italian jail sentence
Dmytro Bulatov vanished at the height of the Euromaidan uprising. He's now resurfaced—bruised, battered, and telling a harrowing tale.
Religious intolerance is threatening the country’s tenuous transition to democracy.
"But it's 'Saviour of 'is country' when the guns begin to shoot;"
The former exchange student has been convicted of murder—again.