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Thursday, April 5, 2012

As Hope Fades in Greece, an Elderly Pensioner Is Driven to Suicide

As Hope Fades in Greece, an Elderly Pensioner Is Driven to Suicide


As Hope Fades in Greece, an Elderly Pensioner Is Driven to Suicide

Posted: 05 Apr 2012 05:50 AM PDT

Faced with debts and a drastically cut pension, a retired pharmacist decided to kill himself outside Greece's Parliament. Depression and suicides are on the rise in the cash-strapped country

A Region at War with Its History: Why Democracy Is Struggling in the Middle East

Posted: 05 Apr 2012 11:20 AM PDT

A Region at War with Its History: Why Democracy Is Struggling in the Middle East

The Lone Star Way: Inside Texas' Legal War with the U.S. Government

Posted: 05 Apr 2012 09:20 AM PDT

During the political storm, some of the strongest winds are blowing out of Texas, a state with a passionate independent streak and a long history of conflict with the federal government

Cover Story: Why It's Time to Rethink Heaven

Posted: 05 Apr 2012 11:20 AM PDT

Cover Story: Why It's Time to Rethink Heaven

Google Project Glass: I'm Not Impressed

Posted: 05 Apr 2012 11:20 AM PDT

Google's secret augmented-reality glasses project is no longer secret.

Why I Speak Out About Trayvon Martin

Posted: 05 Apr 2012 11:20 AM PDT

Without the media, his death would have been forgotten. When journalists become advocates, they can help America function more justly

James Cameron and I: A Titanic Critic Climbs Back onto the Sinking Ship

Posted: 05 Apr 2012 11:20 AM PDT

James Cameron's blockbuster epic returns to theaters in 3-D. Does this romantic drama still soar? Or is it, as one crabby critic wrote long ago, dead in the water?

Why Everybody Has an Opinion About Jessica Simpson's Pregnancy

Posted: 05 Apr 2012 11:20 AM PDT

Simpson is being alternately vilified and championed for seemingly gaining more than the recommended 35 lbs. during pregnancy. Since when is a big pregnant woman news?

Did the BP Oil Spill Have to Happen to BP?

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 11:40 PM PDT

If the accident wasn't exactly inevitable, it might have been only a matter of time

How Assad Has Come Between Kurds of Turkey and Syria

Posted: 05 Apr 2012 05:50 AM PDT

The Kurds of Turkey claim to have the backs of the Kurds of Syria, but split alliances complicate their friendship

Burma's T-Shirt Trade: Suddenly, Aung San Suu Kyi Is Everywhere

Posted: 05 Apr 2012 11:20 AM PDT

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Will Anyone in Pakistan Cash In on America's $10 Million Terror Bounty?

Posted: 05 Apr 2012 11:20 AM PDT

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Physician Groups Call for Fewer Tests for Patients

Posted: 05 Apr 2012 11:20 AM PDT

Nine professional medical societies are calling on doctors and patients to cut back on unnecessary tests and procedures. Question is, Are they listening?

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