The two-time NBA MVP was a dazzling player, but his outspoken opposition to the Iraq War forms his true legacy.
What happens when the country's largest state runs low on water?
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has announced plans to replace Cairo with a new city built to its east. But the money would be better spent elsewhere.
Pam, a Category 5 storm, has left most of Vanuatu's population homeless.
Even if the president reappears, his absence reveals the chilling degree to which he has consolidated power in the country.
A new free wi-fi cafe in Havana is a sign that the once-isolated island is connecting to the outside world.
New research into LSD and psilocybin makes a powerful argument against prohibition.
On the anniversary of its disappearance, investigators still have no idea what happened to the plane—or even where it is.
The changing of the clocks—which happened once again Sunday morning—is wasteful, unnecessary, and even dangerous.
Moscow has announced that two men from the North Caucasus killed the outspoken Putin critic. But who put them up to it?
A film criticizing Beijing's pollution record has logged millions of views, and the government now appears to be acknowledging its failures to implement reforms.
Two months after President Obama announced plans to restore diplomatic ties, an MLB official mentioned the possibility of holding spring-training games in Cuba.
The liberal politician's death has outraged Vladimir Putin's critics throughout the world, but there are few signs it will change Russia's culture of gangsterism and impunity.
Twenty years ago, the legendary late-night host tried his shtick on Hollywood's biggest night. It didn't go well.
The attempt to retake Iraq's second-largest city from ISIS may prove successful on the battlefield. But what about in the long run?
By obtaining a bailout extension from its European creditors, the beleaguered country avoids bankruptcy. But its long-term fiscal outlook remains bleak.
Just four years after the Arab Spring, ISIS attacks reveal a country on the brink of total failure.
The show's 40th anniversary reminded viewers that the stars, not the sketches, are what matter.
The company's plan to deliver packages by unmanned air hit a snag on Sunday after draft regulations prohibitted remote piloting.
A terror attack on a free speech seminar in Denmark has raised the stakes for European artists.