Declining employment, rising college enrollment, and declining marriage rates among Millennials appear to be behind the trend
- The Christian Science Monitor
How teachers bring women’s history and women’s rights to life (+video)
As the world marks International Women’s Day, a glimpse at some innovative classroom lessons.
Pakistan grapples with discontent over rape prosecutions
Less than four percent of Pakistan's rape cases result in a conviction, according to activists. Now some political parties are pushing to ma
Figure skating scores: Does Gracie Gold have a good chance to medal? (+v...
The figure skating scores from Wednesday night's short program reveal a lot, but you need a PhD to understand. Here's your guide to what the
Delhi chief Arvind Kejriwal resignation: gamechanger for India elections?
Mr. Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party rode a wave of anticorruption sentiment to power in Delhi last December. Now, he's resigning to focus on the
Olympic hockey: US defeats Russia. How's the home team taking it?
The US Olympic hockey team defeated Russia 3-2 in a thrilling shootout match. The Russian team proved that it is putting an end to its drama
Sochi Olympics TV schedule: What to watch Thursday
The high-flying men's ski slopestyle, ice hockey, figure skating, and luge are events you don't want to miss today.
How did Russia lose its hockey mojo? Sochi Olympics a massive test.
The Russians have not won an Olympic gold in men's hockey since 1992, and they've looked worse and worse every Winter Games. The pressure is
In a blow to US, Afghanistan releases suspected Taliban detainees
The detainees are accused of attacks on NATO and US troops. President Karzai dismisses the evidence against them, deepening his rift with hi
In defeat, US cross-country star Kikkan Randall proves her mettle
The reigning World Cup sprint champion failed to qualify for the Olympic finals today, but showcased the leadership skills that have helped
USA takes team figure skating bronze as Gracie Gold shines
Team USA took bronze in the inaugural team figure skating competition at the Sochi Olympics Sunday, but the best news for the US was a wonde
Typhoon Haiyan: Can Philippines build back better?
Typhoon Haiyan may be a window of opportunity for the Philippines to build back better. With each natural disaster, best practices in global
In team figure skating, Russian 15-year-old a revelation
The astonishing performance of Russian figure skater Yulia Lipnitskaya in the team figure skating competition Saturday capped a perfect Day
How religion in the US today tracks closely with geography
A bare majority of Americans still call themselves Protestant as other religions gain ground. But the millennial generation is more likely t
Sochi Winter Olympics TV schedule: What to watch Saturday
The first medals of the Sochi Games will be awarded today. Slopestyle snowboarding, freestyle moguls, and the team figure skating competitio
Sochi opening ceremony: glimpse of New Russia, echo of the old (+video)
The opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics included a technical glitch and many impressive moments. But best of all, it arrived someplace re
Are problems at Sochi Olympics being blown out of proportion?
The Sochi Olympics have had their problems, but they've been nothing out of the ordinary. The unusually strong focus on those problems comes
China's anticorruption leaders put anticorruption activist on trial
Xu Zhiyong, the founder of China's New Citizens' Movement, went on trial today. His supporters vow to continue their push for greater transp
A test for one Chinese province: How to educate an influx of US-born chi...
At least 10,000 children born in the US to Chinese parents have been sent back to Fujian to be raised. But because they maintain US citizens