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.
What explains the outrage at Prime Minister Stephen Harper?
Thai police say he was part of a network, and are offering a reward for information that can lead to an arrest.
The socialist frontrunner for leadership of the Labour Party wants to nationalize the railways, eliminate nuclear weapons, and make university education free.
According to the National Interagency Fire Center, there are currently about 30,000 firefighters and support personnel battling nearly 100 wildfires in 10 western states.
Inside Turkey’s revived war against the Kurds
The government’s war on (imported) cheese
An interactive map underscores how mind-bogglingly vast the African continent really is.
Police circulated images of a man seen in a security video moments before the blast that killed 20 people.