Across the world and in the United States, governments struck down anti-piracy measures ACTA, SOPA, and PIPA after facing a chorus of public scorn. The Japanese government, [...]
Two of the largest mass shootings in U.S. history took place in 2012, and the White House is considering certain anti-assault weapon legislation.
A brief glimpse into the 2012 stories offered from around the world.
The Indian government will present its budget in 2013, leading up to national elections in 2014, with a focus on playing out controversial economic reforms it introduced this year.
Germany’s parliamentary election in the fall of 2013 will be one of the most significant events of the year in Europe
Critics warn that the reforms are in place only so sanctions will be lifted, and they can be reversed at any moment. The constitution drafted by the military junta in 2008 is [...]
A number of reports in 2012 pointed out the increasing impact of global warming, such as the greater loss of Arctic ice. Meanwhile, no real progress was made on advancing [...]
In 2012, the Asia-Pacific increasingly gained geopolitical importance as the United States strengthened its commitments in the region.
As in recent years, 2012 was another difficult fiscal year for the United States Postal Service.
Headlines highlight: Stop and Frisk – High Cost of Living – Summer Heat – Aquarium Woes – Bike Share Stalled – Soda Ban – High Line and Lowline – 18,000 New Taxis Blocked