One of the worst tragedies of post-Soviet Russia has been the increase in child abuse, particularly child prostitution.
A growing body of evidence indicates that workers in high- demand situations who also have low control of their work and low social support are at increased risk for [...]
Sitting discouraged in his home in storm-stricken Manhattan, the author discovers surprising consolation in a message from a departed friend.
Late October marks the 50th anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis. It is worth remembering how close the world came to nuclear war at that time.
The sight of a victim of mental illness and his caretaker sparks reflection, and then a revelation.
A rebellion aided by Rwanda is spreading in eastern Congo, adding to chaos and misery in this land blessed with natural resources.
A woman recounts the abuse she suffered in an Argentine prison and hospital. Her testimony helped convict the doctor who abused her.
Burma’s electoral commission has told opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to stop calling the country Burma and instead call it Myanmar, its official name.
Those “jackals the jackals would despise” responsible for the massacre in Houla, Syria deserve the world’s contempt.
Greece is now at a most critical time as an independent nation. The problem is not how banks will minimize their losses. The problem is how Greece will survive as a democratic [...]