Brazil’s president wins re-election

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff narrowly won re-election on Sunday after convincing voters of her party’s strong record of reducing poverty over the last 12 years.

Rousseff won 51.6 percent of votes in a runoff against centrist opposition leader Aecio Neves, … Read the rest

Exploding demand for higher education worldwide

International student enrollment is on the rise at U.S. colleges.

In total, 764,495 international students were enrolled at colleges and universities across the United States during the 2011-2012 school year, up 5.7 percent from the previous year, according to a … Read the rest

Major parts of the world ignored by media in 2013

Why do Americans often seem so clueless about the world outside their borders? The answer lies with what the three major U.S. television networks offered their viewers in the way of news during 2013.

Syria and celebrities dominated foreign coverage … Read the rest