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Today, fifty-six newspapers from around the world took the unusual step of publishing the very same thing--an editorial
below, which calls for a "fair and effective deal" from the Copenhagen summit on climate change.

To Kill or Not to Kill: Two experts debate the morality of euthanasia.

Fred Rodell is largely forgotten these days, but as the "bad boy of American legal academia" he inspired several generations of Yale Law School students to think differently about their chosen profession. Sidney Zion was one of them.

Clarence Darrow may have embarrassed him at the Scopes trial, but William Jennings Bryan will long be remembered as one of the country's greatest progressive crusaders.

The "general" whose "army" made a powerful stand for
America's unemployed in the country's first-ever march on Washington.

The former dressmaker now fashions herself a revolutionary.

The Vietnamese leader is also a poet.

Beloved for his generous spirit as much as for his brilliant work, the news of Charles Dickens's death has prompted a worldwide outpouring of grief.

Find a "good bank," make responsible investments, save locally and more...

Three legal scholars assess the impact of Obama's nomination of Federal Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the US Supreme Court.