On the desperation behind the migrant tragedy in Austria
A programmer distills four decades of migration into a three-minute song.
A Twitter hashtag invites Africans to say what they think of each other.
Mapping what concerns people most around the world
It wasn't in the town that his iconic last battle is named for.
The document is celebrated as the foundation for constitutional democracy. So why does it spend so much time on forests and fish traps?
For years, Guantanamo detainees couldn’t publicly tell their own stories. That’s starting to change.
Brits will soon be asked, “Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union?” Why that wording matters.
The military origins of wearable tech, a century before the Apple Watch
Nepalis saw disaster coming. Why wasn't more done to prepare for it?
In the 1930s, few Americans proposed with the precious stone. Then everything changed.
The Brazilian city like you've never seen it. Really.
Can human-rights abuses really be monitored from 400 miles above earth?
Renters cannot be held accountable for urine-related damage to their bathrooms, a German court has ruled.
In his State of the Union, Obama asked Congress and the public to support a campaign that none of them want to own—not even him.
Shortly before 9/11, officials foresaw a fundamental shift in the nature of power.
Did the directors of The Interview have a better option?
A survey shows which countries matter more to U.S. policymakers—and which matter less
Three years of conflict have literally plunged the country into darkness.
After Ferguson, the president is betting millions on a technology that's still being tested around the world.