The Kremlin-friendly candidate in Ukraine's presidential election is suspected to have a fraudulent upper hand while a heroine of the Orange Revolution is preparing to protest his victory in the streets.
Speaking with Democrats yesterday, Obama sought to reassure his party of the White House's support during the coming elections and renewed his commitment to healthcare reform.
The New Republic takes exception to Nabokov's posthumous "novel" while levelling charges of bad taste against his son and extortion against Knopf publishing.
For now the U.S. is content to encourage privately funded space missions and international cooperation while a new Space Race may soon fill the vacuum left by a hobbled NASA.
In preparation for a storm expected to bring 30 inches of snow to the greater Washington D.C. area, vehicle curfews have been imposed, flights delayed and public transportation closed.
Iran's announcement that it is moving closer to sending low-grade nuclear material to China for reprocessing has caused a rift in the international community over how to deal with an assertive Iran.
After being plagued with technical problems, the partical collider meant to discover the origins of the universe will not run at full power for at least another three years.
Searching for a biological explanation of music, the British science writer Philip Ball takes stock of Darwin's idea that it could aid in the reproductive process and Steven Pinker's view that it is merely icing on the cake.
Awaiting a speech from Sarah Palin, political vagueries and revisionist histories took center stage this week as the first-ever Tea Party convention opened in Nashville, Tennessee.
The unemployment level unexpectedly dropped to below ten percent when new employment figures were released yesterday signalling a slow but steady recovery in the labor market.
NASA's space shuttle will be retired after the International Space Station is completed next year leaving manned space missions mostly in Russia's hands.
After fallouts over Copenhagen, Google, Taiwan and the Dalai Lama, China may stand against the U.S. to oppose economic sanctions against Iran at the U.N.
The financial heart of Pakistan is morning the death of 25 civilians killed yesterday when two public buses exploded in an attack targeting Shia Muslims.
The European Union is worried that mounting Greek debt will be perceived as insecure, detracting investors and threatening the value of the Euro as a whole.
The Washington Post's Eugene Robinson describes car manufacturer Toyota's recent fall from grace and why its craftmanship has suffered in the face of expansion.