Assessing the true nature of Tehran's foreign policy
The hawkish junior senator from Arkansas discusses the president's motivations—and his own.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde on the global economy's "new mediocre"—and why women are better leaders than men.
A brief guide to the major sticking points
Garry Trudeau on Charlie Hebdo, free-speech fanaticism, and the problem with “punching downward”
In this week's edition, we have images of Godzilla in Tokyo, the Battle of Appomattox in Virginia, David Cameron feeding a lamb in England, an open-air crack cocaine market in Rio, snorkeling past sheep in Israel, tornado damage in Illinois, a massive pillow fight in Budapest, a whirlwind of volcanic ash in Indonesia, and much more.
Barack Obama is likely to greet Raul Castro soon at the Summit of the Americas in Panama. But it's unclear how substantive that interaction will be.
Through rap music and nude sketches, ordinary Iranians are quietly resisting their regime.
In a new documentary, Safa al-Ahmad charts the rise of the mysterious rebel group now ruling much of Yemen.
In Istanbul, Turkey, a state-of-the-art hospital for hundreds of horses is run by the Jockey Club of Turkey at Veliefendi Hipodromu, the country's oldest racetrack.
On the present imperfections and compelling potential of Skype's real-time translation
Is it an agreement if the parties agreed to different things?
Liberal doves need to find candidates who can bring Congress's foreign policy into line with the desires of the American people.
As Latin American leaders gather in Panama, Venezuela is blaming all its problems on the United States.
Unusually heavy thunderstorms brought torrential rainfall to northern Chile's Atacama desert last week, flooding one of the driest regions in the world.
In a system comparable to that in the U.S., rich whites tend to get top spots while the other 5 million students attend for-profit colleges. Now, the government is trying to change things.
Tribal leaders reflect on the enemy destroying their country from within.
Why people in several countries believe that the spots happen when pregnant women ignore their food cravings
In search of the best historical analogy for the agreement
An anthropologist discusses some common misconceptions about female genital cutting, including the idea that men force women to undergo the procedure.