How a New World bird came to be named after countries halfway around the globe
The mighty Ustin, released into the wild by Russia's president earlier this year, is responsible for the brutal murder of four Chinese goats.
U.S. soldiers had a holiday meal during the first November of the Korean War, expecting to be home by Christmas. Shortly afterward, the conflict changed.
The roots of Kenya's escalating conflict with the Somali militant group
What the author of 'Getting to Yes' makes of the latest delay in reaching a deal with Tehran.
The media didn't understand that the defense secretary's role is not to set a course, but to execute it. Hagel never did that well.
Unable to a reach a deal on Iran's nuclear program, negotiators have pushed the deadline for the talks back another seven months.
A new report lists the 25 countries the 0.003 percent call home.
The Secretary of Defense announced his resignation on Monday, but many insiders are saying he was pushed.
The perils of shipping arms to Iraq and Syria
One photographer leverages her work for humanitarian good.
The question of whether the country is "Jewish and democratic" or the "national home of the Jewish people" has divided the country's cabinet.
The military option isn't much of an option. But diplomacy could inadvertently pave the way to a nuclear Iran.
The military finally won over the president.
The country just won the sport's biggest tournament for the seventh time in 12 years. Its secret lies in politics and geography.
A rigorous vaccination campaign has nearly eliminated the crippling infectious disease from Nigeria and the continent at large, according to a new CDC report.
Sometimes a photo of a white van parked under English flags isn't just a photo of a white van parked under English flags
The 13-year-old tactic, once intended to be rare, has become completely routine.
Movie-goers continue to face arrest for borrowing the three-fingered salute of resistance.
With growing competition from online review services, Lonely Planet and other makers of travel books are experimenting—for better and worse.
A Swedish court upheld its arrest warrant for the Wikileaks founder, two years after his self-imposed incarceration. How long can this stalemate go on?