Opinions

Bedrock of democracy will keep Chile from collapse

Early Saturday morning, an 8.8 magnitude earthquake with an epicenter near Concepcion, Chile, left more than 700 people dead and several thousand wounded. The country struggles to suppress looting and to dispatch aid to the more than 16 million residents of the South American country, 85 percent of whom live in urban areas. Read more

The cost of a social life

How would you feel if the creators of Facebook, the ubiquitous social-networking entity needing no further introduction, announced that they would start charging users a $9.99 monthly fee? Read more