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President Obama pledged to devote the remainder of his term to increasing opportunities for Americans, acknowledging that this is a time of unprecedented inequality.
Analysis: Israeli and Saudi condemnation of the current first steps on the agreement with Iran goes beyond cynicism.
Analysis: In emerging markets, Bernanke’s replacement atop the Fed is seen as a reprieve — for now.
Analysis: A disturbing new trend suggests foreign investors may be falling out of love with the US economy.
Analysis: Benghazi bickering is a distraction from real progress to be made with Tripoli.
Analysis: After a rough season, Brazil hopes bidding for its massive offshore oil reserves will right the ship. Now Brazilian oil workers are striking and energy majors like Exxon-Mobil, Chevron and BP aren't placing their bids.
Analysis: Whatever the politicians say, the US armed forces are taking hits from the one-two punch of sequester and government shutdown.
Analysis: After decades of cat-and-mouse economic punishment of Iran, the latest round may have hit home.
Analysis: The Westgate Mall attack is a reminder that interventions, such as Kenya's invasion of Somalia, carry risk, particularly when they're perceived to be doing the West’s bidding.
Analysis: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's canny, infuriating consistency has won Assad reprieve.
Analysis: Would airstrikes spark global anarchy — or is that what looms without them?
Analysis: Citing Kosovo in favor and the Iraq war against, pundits are forgetting the dire truth: Halabja.
Analysis: As Obama and Cameron mull pinpricks in Syria, the world’s most powerful man is rocking the planet.
Some are crowing about ‘the end of the China model,’ but that misses the point.
Analysis: Egypt’s soldiers once rocked the world; now they’re protecting their assets.
Analysis: ‘Abenomics’ has Japanese corporate profits and GDP growth soaring as emerging markets sputter.
Maybe not quite yet, but the incentives for America to help keep Saudi oil flowing are falling fast.
The Quebec oil train explosion is seized on by fans and foes of fracking and the Keystone pipeline.
Analysis: Bolivia’s Evo Morales, Nicaragua’s Daniel Ortega and Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro offer to shelter US spy agency leaker Edward Snowden. Should Barack Obama be so blasé?
Analysis: Bruised by massive protests, Brazil can still retain its spot as the South American darling of investors.