International

05/29/2016 - 12:00am

    The International Monetary Fund and European finance ministers hailed their new agreement on Greece as a "major breakthrough." In reality, it's the beginning of a permanent fudge designed to make the intractable Greek problem a political non-issue for Greece's EU partners and reduce the financial and...

04/26/2016 - 4:00pm

    What would it take to hide an entire planet? It sounds more like a question posed in an episode of "Star Trek" than in academic discourse, but sometimes the bleeding edge of science blurs with themes found in science fiction.

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04/26/2016 - 11:00am

    Hundreds of people crossed police lines with us on Monday and were arrested on the steps of the U.S. Capitol for protesting, the climax of a week of demonstrations and marches against the ways money in politics corrupt our democracy, and demanding the return of...

04/26/2016 - 10:00am

    For the past two years, I've taught English writing to students from Saudi Arabia with a gifted students scholarship program at the University of California at Berkeley Extension. One day during my first semester teaching, the students were discussing their college...

04/26/2016 - 9:00am

    The U.S.-Saudi relationship appears to be on the rocks.

    Most recently, the rift of 9/11 has been reopened. This month "60 Minutes" reported on the still-classified final chapter of a 2003 Senate...

04/25/2016 - 7:00pm

    The Russian annexation of Crimea is to be consummated with a 12-mile (19-kilometer) bridge connecting Russia's Krasnodar region with the Crimean city of Kerch. The first support of the bridge was completed earlier this month, beginning the final phase of a project...

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