Three events defined 1989 in NYC: the Central Park jogger attack, the murder of Yusef Hawkins, and the election of the city's first (and only) black mayor.
Hirohito's descendants remain committed to Japan's traditional values, which desperately need reform.
In 1989, China's government made a choice to combine political repression, a market economy, and globalization.
An interactive look at the factors driving the influx of unaccompanied minors from Central America, and the risks faced en route to the U.S.
Revolutions — be they political, social, technological, or cultural — swept the world in 1989. From the fall of the Berlin Wall to the protests at Tiananmen Square; from the deaths of Ayatollah Khomeini and Emperor Hirohito to the birth of the world wide web and launch of GPS. Twenty-five years later, we look back at the impact of 1989, and the modern era it created.
If poverty literally changes the structure of the brain, how can impoverished kids ever catch up to their peers?
Opening the door for long-term change could require the U.S. to hold its nose.
An irony in campaign finance reform: no one capable of making a change is interested, and no one bent on reform is wealthy enough to make it happen. Can a new Super PAC change that?