Navigating the challenges of a new year requires hope and faith. Making it a truly happy year requires love.
A series of major crises is testing European unity as nothing has since the end of the cold war.
As the self-styled Islamic State steadily loses territory, its capability and credibility diminish.
Another controversial police shooting has put Chicago in the national spotlight. But things can get better if both sides are willing to extend a hand.
News arrives with urgency, stirs up humanity, then fades away. The most important news ever arrived with little notice but continues to change the world.
Ingrained patriarchy is holding back Japan’s economy and mortgaging its future.
When a group of Muslim travelers refused to allow gunmen to single out Christian travelers, they became an example for everyone.
Zaevion Dobson was just a high school football player who died in gang violence. But his example is a rebuke against accepting any violence as 'normal.'
UN members, who often disagree, agree that the Islamic State's violent, intolerant campaign must be closed down.
Drug use among young Americans is falling or steady across all categories, though more progress is needed.