| By Richard C. Longworth

Leveraging Philanthropy for the Economy

There's a new community foundation in St. Joseph, Missouri, that is trying something really new -- to marshal the funds it oversees to promote economic development in St. Joseph and the northwestern Missouri region that neighbors it.

| By Dina Smeltz

Like Father, Like Son

Last summer the New York Times reported that some North Korea watchers wondered whether rising hem lines and heels among women on the streets of downtown Pyongyang signaled that Kim Jong-un would lead the country in a different style than his father, Kim Jong-il.


Photo of the Week

Farmers load up bags of fertilizer on bicycles at input delivery in Matulo village, Kenya.