U.S. Should Legalize Marijuana to Curtail Mexican Drug War and Curb Illegal Immigration

The U.S. needs to increase its efforts to end the Mexican Drug Wars by rethinking its policies on drug legalization and regulation.

Two Years After the Haiti Earthquake, Western NGOs and Foreign Aid Fail to Rebuild

Foreign governments and private donors have pledged billions of dollars to help rebuild Haiti, but two years since the earthquake, much of that money has not been disbursed.

Ending the Prison Pay Phone Scam Can Curb Recidivism Rates and Help Prison Reform

Private prisons in the U.S. are charging inmates exorbitant prices for phone calls. This price gouging isolates prisoners and threatens to increase recidivism rates.

Yes, Millennials are Engaged in Politics and Will Vote in 2012 Election

Instead of questioning if young people will come out to vote, let's ask how millennials can be a part of the long-term political process.

MTV Launches Facebook App Aimed at Reducing College Student Debt

Complete with application and financial aid information, a new MTV app helps students determine the best financial approach toward a higher education.

Syria's Assad Should Step Down to Avoid the Fate of Saddam, Mubarak, and Gaddafi

If Syria's President Bashar al-Assad does not step down soon, he will soon meet the fate of former Arab dictators Hosni Mubarak, Muammar Gaddafi, and Saddam Hussein.

Newt Gingrich Releases Tax Returns, Pays 31% Rate Compared to Mitt Romney's 15%

Newt Gingrich released his 2010 tax returns and turned the heat up on Mitt Romney by portraying him as a vulture capitalist making millions off the backs of layoffs.

Bringing an iPhone to Dinner Can Help Your Health, Nutrition, and the Environment

Mobile technology offers applications that list a product's impact on the environment and track what people are eating. Can smart phones at dinner save our planet and make us healthier?

5 Questions Millennials Would Ask the GOP If There Were a Youth Debate

Now that libertarian rock star Ron Paul seems to be attracting young voters, it's time for millennials to organize their own Republican debate.

Who is Winning the South Carolina Primary? Newt Gingrich or Mitt Romney?

Live updates from our correspondents on the ground in South Carolina throughout the day.