Memo to President Obama, Congress, the Department of Justice, the FBI, Boston Police Department and any others looking into the horrific bombings at the Boston Marathon finish line: Don't bother. America did it.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is "deeply troubled" by North Korea's recent statements and actions and wants world powers to help calm the situation.
''Earth Hour" ticked away while we slept through Saturday night, the bright idea of environmentalists who want to shame the rest of us into turning off the lights. Anyone who stayed up for it wasted the hour. The stunt is an extension of the hype surrounding global warming, preaching the message that individuals can "make a difference" and alter temperatures in the cosmos.
Indian diplomats are promoting an inexpensive computer that could bring technology to the world's poor as a great development for India, although all of the parts of the device appear to be made in China.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced a $2.27 billion initiative Tuesday to help eradicate cholera in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, vowing to work aggressively to secure donations for the ambitious but still mostly unfunded 10-year plan.
Gunmen loyal to opposite sides in neighboring Syria's civil war battled on Wednesday in the streets of a northern Lebanese city where two days of fighting killed at least five people and wounded 45, officials said.
Rich countries are to blame for climate change and should take the lead in forging a global climate pact by 2015, a deadline that "must be met," the head of the United Nations said Wednesday.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday urged governments to speed up talks to forge a joint response to global warming, describing it as an "existential challenge for the whole human race."
Pointing to the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy and other weather disasters this year, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told an international climate conference Tuesday that it was time to "prove wrong" those who still have doubts about global warming.