Palestinians escaping Syria are being turned away by neighboring states.
How Jackie Chan's son became a casualty of the "people's war" on narcotics
A chemical weapon drifts off the battlefield and into the streets.
The survivors of the largest mass migration in history are dying. One organization is scrambling to record their stories.
Sometimes an ad-hoc foreign policy gets the best results.
The terrorist group's evolution from fervid fantasy to death cult
A new religious trend in Mexico
Discovering a new angle on Turkey’s identity crisis through baklava
The key divide on America’s role in the world is no longer between Democrats and Republicans. It’s between elites and everyone else.
The religious minority is once again threatened by genocide in Iraq. What happens to a faith when it's forged in persecution?
The violence in Gaza has only empowered radicals, says a Palestinian professor who took his students to Auschwitz.
And effectively ended the country's manned space program
Whichever way you see it, the presumptive Democratic nominee has shown us something significant.
Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton takes his craft global, starting with Iraq.
Moscow is financing legions of pro-Russia Internet commenters. But how much do they matter?
U.S. leaders need to talk to the Russians, not threaten them.
A UT Dallas team visualizes the travels of 100,000 historic figures.
He promised he wouldn't drag us into 'another war in Iraq'—then said the next day that he'll send U.S. war planes to kill people there for months.
The former secretary of state, and probable candidate for president, outlines her foreign-policy doctrine. She says this about President Obama's: "Great nations need organizing principles, and 'Don't do stupid stuff' is not an organizing principle."
Taking the long view on U.S.-Russia planetary defense