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.
A new documentary follows a group restaging battles from Vietnam, including enthusiasts hoping to emulate the reality of conflict, and veterans trying to better understand it.
The Associated Press photographer Oded Balilty recently followed a group of teenage boys in Israel as they prepared to join the Israeli military.
Can China's president reform the world's largest one-party state by reforming its officials?
In the province of North Karelia, an unorthodox doctor defied conventional public-health wisdom to successfully overhaul regional cuisine and improve heart health.
For more than four years now, Syrians have endured the loss and hardship caused by a protracted civil war. Nearly four million Syrians have fled the country, filling refugee camps in neighboring countries.
More sanctions are unlikely to produce a better nuclear agreement.
The Israeli prime minister is trying to kill President Obama's Iran deal. There's something more useful he could do to help his country.
A week ago, on Saturday, March 28, iconic landmarks and skylines were plunged into darkness as people and businesses around the world participated in Earth Hour 2015, turning off their lights at 8:30 p.m. local time.
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Despite territorial losses and leadership assassinations, the Somali terrorist group remains a potent threat to civilians.
This week we have images of a fuel tank fire in Sao Paulo, Brazil, a massive live-in sculpture of a woman in Tijuana, Mexico, the recapturing of Tikrit, Iraq, from ISIS fighters, Holy Week in Spain, election celebrations in Nigeria, Typhoon Maysak seen from orbit, a wooden car in India, flooding in Chile, the troubled tunnel-boring machine Bertha in Seattle, and much more.
Including the Saudi king
Details of the accord matter less than the potential end of Washington's cold war with Tehran.
Assessing the impact of the accord in three charts
The deal ensures that Tehran won't obtain a nuclear weapon while Obama is president. But it also establishes Iran as an eventual nuclear-threshold state.
Iran and world powers have outlined a path toward a historic agreement.
The severity of the drought in California and across the West has already reached record levels in many places. Lake Powell, a reservoir on the Utah-Arizona border, is currently at 45 percent of capacity and is at risk of reaching the lowest level on record by September.
Gunmen stormed an East African college, killing 147—part of an uptick in terrorists targeting schools.