The U.S. has never convinced the Pakistanis to confront militants. Could that change after the Taliban's school attack?
"The students, I don’t know how many there were, several thousand, surrounded the cars and began to pelt them with eggs and rocks and to jump up on top of the cars and stamp on the roofs." When Warren Christopher had to deliver bad news in Taiwan.
An old documentary offers footage of what Cuba looked like the last time American tourists could visit easily.
How many people have even a landline like the one Raul Castro used to chat with Barack Obama?
Pakistan is the epicenter of a horrifying new trend.
The leader of Catholic Church, who turned 78 today, was a crucial figure in brokering the landmark deal between the United States and Cuba.
President Obama did what needed to be done: Alan Gross is home, and the U.S. has reversed its 50-year hostility toward Havana.
Even Cuban Americans now support normalizing relations with the nation 90 miles off Florida's coast.
After a five-year imprisonment, American contractor Alan Gross has been released in a groundbreaking prisoner swap with Cuba. What's next?
The Taliban's massacre of more than 100 students caps an awful year for the world's children.
Following the release of troves of sensitive data, the Guardians of Peace hacker group is now warning of violent attacks if the anti-North Korean flick The Interview reaches screens.
Looking for your soulmate? Write a letter to the "Bridegroom's Oak" in Germany.
Evan amid an economic crisis, the Russian leader managed to secure his fifteenth straight "Man of the Year" title.
A long-awaited Vatican report on American nuns calls for more involvement of women in the Church—but it's unclear how that will happen.
An attack in Peshawar killed more than 145 people, most of them the young children of army officers and soldiers.
A survey shows which countries matter more to U.S. policymakers—and which matter less
How Monday's hostage crisis in Sydney spawned a social-media movement against anti-Muslim intolerance
When it charged surge prices during Sydney's hostage crisis, the company proved, again, that it cares more about doing well than doing good. That's a problem for all of us.
The former vice president denies that the CIA tortured and says Bush knew everything all along.
A study finds that confessions are four times more likely when interrogators adopt a respectful stance toward detainees and build rapport, instead of torturing.
Taliban militants continue to take advantage of the vulnerability created by the U.S. withdrawal.