Decades of clearing forests, overusing water resources, and climate change have brought desert conditions to what was once Chinese farmland.
How U.S. companies rank on the Bribe Payers Index -- a report that examines how likely certain companies from leading nations are to engage in bribery.
Check in with book critic, Chistopher Merrill, on ideas for holiday children's books each with a unique international appeal.
A report by an international think-tank says says NATO and the U.S. are in genuine danger of losing Afghanistan.
The evolution-creationism debate heats up in the Muslim world -- what it means for Muslims on both sides of the debate.
A profile of General James Jones, and the message the Obama Administration is sending with his appointment.
A South African design team has come up with a plan for building affordable housing -- using sandbags.
The U.S. Secretary of State tries to diffuse tensions between India and Pakistan resulting from the Mumbai attacks.
More than a half a billion people in Sub-Saharan Africa don't have access to electricity, but a non-profit organization is offering its wind-up technology to turn on the lights.
Indian investigators say the Mumbai attackers had months of training by an Islamist group based in Pakistan.