updated 2:34 PM EST, Wed December 11, 2013
Martin Edlund says billions in American aid, new technology and a worldwide effort have combined to make strong progress against the killer disease
Nelson Mandela managed one more victory in death: subjecting a Who's Who of the world's dictators to the indignity of sitting through a memorial service that overflowed with praise for the principles of democracy, freedom and equality, writes Frida Ghitis
Peggy Drexler says Miley Cyrus makes such an impact on our culture Time magazine nominated her for Person of the Year. The problem is, her endorsement of drugs could have a bad impact on her fans
Robert Mark says the Asiana Airlines plane crash indicates excessive reliance on technology can be a problem
Bono on Nelson Mandela
Bono told Anderson Cooper that Mandela "represents the fist turning into the handshake."
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