Judicial intervention may be the only way left to break the political impasse on authorizing Obama’s use of force.
Do Iran’s leaders recognize a distinction between anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism? Does it matter? Some readers in Israel weigh in.
The Dow was down more than 1,000 points at the opening bell before dramatically recovering, and then closing down nearly 600 points.
Over the weekend, anti-government protests in Beirut, Lebanon, turned violent for two nights, as demonstrators clashed with riot police near government offices.
UNESCO is calling ISIS’s reported destruction of the Temple of Baalshamin a war crime.
Friends and neighbors remember the devotion of Khalid al-Assad, the 83-year-old antiquities scholar murdered by ISIS.
The friends, who prevented what would have likely been a massacre last Friday, were awarded the country’s highest honor.
Can the British House of Lords and Canadian Senate be fixed?
For the pontiff, being humble is less a character trait than a calculated choice.
Because labor reforms have lifted restrictions on bakers’ vacations
Cleanup work at the site of the Tianjin explosions, red sprites in the sky above Mexico, wildfires in the American West, filming Game of Thrones in Northern Ireland, the most recent selfie from the surface of Mars, and much more.
The president told Congressman Jerrold Nadler of New York that the U.S. will maintain all options, including military force, should Iran pursue nuclear weapons.
North and South Korea, locked in one of the world’s most intractable conflicts, exchanged fire on Thursday.
A poll suggests British youth are abandoning an old, confusing tradition.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who faced increasing criticism from his own party over the bailout deal, resigned Thursday, and called for new elections.
Photographer Dietmar Eckell has traveled across four continents to photograph mangled aircraft that share a miraculous history.
Thai officials say the attack on a popular shrine is unlikely to have been carried out by a foreign group.
On this day in 1839, the government of France acquired a brand-new invention—the daguerreotype photographic process—and gave it away, a gift to the world.
“As long as the Middle East remains a place where freedom does not flourish, it will remain a place of stagnation, resentment, and violence ready for export.”
The Islamic State’s slaying of Khaled Asaad, 82, who refused to say where some artifacts were kept, is as much about economics as ideology.