From zero to leader in a decade.
An unusually complicated web of existing policy and lobby influences keep governments from forging ahead.
They dominate dietary research and policymaking, making public health adjustments challenging.
The world’s two billion-person nations continue to stick to one time zone each.
How the United States ended up with one of the highest numbers of time zones for a single country.
The world’s largest country has 11 time zones across its hemispheric span.
No longer a prime meridian country, the former empire still reigns with a dozen time zones.
A steep decline from one of the biggest spenders after several bumpy years in global politics.