Reading John Bolton's dangerously casual argument for yet another war in the Middle East
Ali Abdullah Saleh, ousted in the Arab Spring protests, has re-emerged as the country's most influential man.
A good deal makes the Middle East a safer place. A bad one makes matters worse. Here are some issues to keep in mind if nuclear talks lead to a provisional agreement.
Cost pressures, alcohol as the only "approved" anti-mental-illness drug, and other ramifications of this murder/suicide
The New York Times journalist, who wrote his last article on Thursday, was a master at conveying the bravery of ordinary humans.
But the relatives of Meredith Kircher are no closer to learning the truth about her death.
"When people start looking for whom to blame, the answer is simple: Joe-six-pack who wanted a $99 flight from New York to L.A." A veteran pilot on cost pressures in flight-crew training.
The growth of linguistic tourism from Louisiana to Ireland
News reports are focusing on the Germanwings pilot's possible depression, following a familiar script in the wake of mass killings. But the evidence shows violence is extremely rare among the mentally ill.
This week, we have photos of the Germanwings flight crash scene, preparations for launch at the Baikonur cosmodrome, a sinkhole in New Jersey, unrest and airstrikes in Yemen, Alaskan Wood bison returning to the wild, the last Jew in the Turkish town of Edirne, a memorial to Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew, and much more.
Details of the crash emerge, the link between cooking shows and weight gain, and more
Probably not. Here's why.
Thirty-six years ago, on March 26, 1979, Egypt and Israel signed a historic peace treaty that has held to this day.
As the details emerge about the Germanwings crash, audio evidence suggests that the crash was intentional.
The ayatollah is not an unyielding opponent of an agreement with the United States.
The military had to choose between granting the former Taliban prisoner an honorable discharge, back pay, and benefits—or initiating court-martial proceedings.
With the country hurtling toward civil war, its larger neighbor has launched airstrikes against Houthi rebels backed by Iran.
Explaining a hazard of aviation, in the aftermath of the Germanwings crash
How private armies, and the technology they use, are changing warfare
After a deadly sexual assault on a minibus, a hidden-camera campaign gains new meaning.
An allegation that Israel spied on U.S. negotiations with Iran caps a week of escalating tensions between the two leaders.