World News

Millions face early death from hunger, thirst

More than 3 million people in the world are condemned to premature death from hunger and thirst. I have meditated a lot on that in the wake of President Bush’s recent meeting with U.S. automobile manufacturers. The sinister idea of converting food into fuel was definitively established as an economic line in U.S. foreign policy on March 26

EDITORIAL: Supreme Court v. Bush on global warming

In a landmark environmental decision and a major slam at the Bush administration, the Supreme Court ruled April 2 that the Environmental Protection Agency can and should regulate global warming gases in car and truck emissions.

Mexico City poised to legalize abortion

MEXICO CITY — A legislative proposal to legalize abortion in Mexico’s Federal District (D.F.), the area that encompasses Mexico City, is encountering strong resistance from right-wing forces here. But its passage seems likely.