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8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

Why human rights sanctions could work with Iran

<i>Editor's note: Dwight Bashir is Deputy Director of Policy and Research at the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. You can follow him @DwightBashir. The views expressed are his own.</i><p>This coming week, two seemingly unrelated events concerning Iran are taking place. First, the U.N. …

Fareed Zakaria: On Ukraine, Obama must lead from the front

The crisis in Ukraine was produced by two sets of blunders, neither emanating from Washington. The European Union’s vacillations and — most significantly, of course — Russia’s aggression created the problem. But it will be up to President Obama to show the strength and skill to resolve it.<p>For …

Time for world to work together over North Korea atrocities

<i>Editor’s note: Salil Shetty is secretary general of Amnesty International. The views expressed are his own.</i><p>The resounding victory for Kim Jong Un in North Korea’s parliamentary elections this past week reflects the “absolute support” of people in the country, according to state media.<p>However, it’s …

Don't forget about Venezuela

<i>For more What in the World watch Sundays at 10 a.m. & 1 p.m. ET on CNN</i><p>The protests in Ukraine - and Russia's response to them - have monopolized headlines…but there is one other uprising that could have a big, global fallout. We are talking about Venezuela, where for weeks now, demonstrations …

What I'm reading: Why would Obama administration do this?

“This was the happy state of affairs until last Friday, when the Obama administration made the surprise announcement it will relinquish its oversight …

Is history really repeating itself over Crimea?

<i>Editor’s note: Frida Ghitis is a world affairs columnist for The Miami Herald and World Politics Review. A former CNN producer and correspondent, she is the author of "The End of Revolution: A Changing World in the Age of Live Television." Follow her @FridaGhitis. The views expressed are her …

Malaysia plane: Confronting searchers is an ocean full of garbage

BEIJING -- The search and rescue teams working off the west coast of Australia seeking the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 discovered what oceanographers have been warning: Even the most far-flung stretches of ocean are full of garbage.<p>For the first time since the search focused on the south …

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