Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Give Greece Room to Maneuver - NYTimes.com

Give Greece Room to Maneuver - NYTimes.com:



"Greece’s lenders, most notably Germany, insist that they are defending important principles: a country must pay its debts, and the long-term success of the euro depends on everyone abiding by the rules."



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As Rivals Falter, India’s Economy Is Surging Ahead - NYTimes.com

As Rivals Falter, India’s Economy Is Surging Ahead - NYTimes.com:



"SRIPERUMBUDUR, India — China’s economy is slowing. Brazil is struggling as commodity prices plunge. Russia, facing Western sanctions and weak oil revenue, is headed into a recession."



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Saturday, February 14, 2015

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Pope Francis Honors Óscar Romero, Salvadoran Archbishop, as Martyr - NYTimes.com

Pope Francis Honors Óscar Romero, Salvadoran Archbishop, as Martyr - NYTimes.com:



"ROME — Pope Francis has formally ratified the martyrdom of the Salvadoran archbishop Óscar Romero, who was shot to death at the altar as he was saying Mass in 1980 in an act of “hatred for the faith,” the Vatican said on Tuesday."



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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Skull Fossil Adds Insight Into the Story of Human Evolution - NYTimes.com

Skull Fossil Adds Insight Into the Story of Human Evolution - NYTimes.com:



 "Anthropologists exploring a cave in Israel have uncovered a rare 55,000-year-old skull fossil that they say has a story to tell of a reverberating transition in human evolution, in the time and place when some early humans were moving out of Africa and apparently interbreeding with Neanderthals."



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