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.
Decades from now, Christians and Muslims may account for two-thirds of the global population—suggesting that not all societies are becoming more secular.
A brief history of incorrect predictions
The answer has consequences for U.S. strategy in nuclear talks with Tehran.
"In other parts of the world you have new, modern things. But the old things, I think, are more important."
A week after the deadly plane crash, reports have emerged that the tragic events were captured on a cellphone, as questions persist about what Lufthansa knew of Andreas Lubitz's condition.
The photojournalist Eddie Adams, who covered the Vietnam War for the Associated Press, not only captured the action and chaos but took the time to get up close to the Vietnamese people whenever he could.
"For a young pilot who is looking for a career in the industry, the low-cost market is not a viable long-term option. Many of us are burning out because our employers are treating us in the same way that they treat the aeroplanes." A European pilot on ramifications of the Germanwings crash.
And votes out a sitting president for the first time
Tactically, the 1968 Tet Offensive was a huge loss for the North, but it marked a significant turning point in public opinion and political support, leading to a drawdown of U.S. troop involvement, and eventual withdrawal in 1973.
From Russia to your local gas station, the consequences of low fuel prices are clear. But the consequences of those consequences are less apparent.
A Jewish leader in Paris answers my questions about hope, despair, liberalism, and politics.
Fifty years ago, in March 1965, 3,500 U.S. Marines landed in South Vietnam, the first American combat troops on the ground in a conflict that had been building for decades.
A technologist says the day of airliners flown by remote control is closer than we think. Is that good news or bad? Plus, why it's better to be a co-pilot and other lessons from the latest crash.
Thousands rallied in Tunis to denounce extremism as officials announced that organizers of the siege had been killed.
Prince Buruji Kashamu, believed to be the leader of the trafficking ring featured in Orange Is the New Black, has been wanted in the United States for 17 years.
With the South African comedian replacing Jon Stewart, The Daily Show gets younger, more diverse, and more global.
Singapore's late leader governed undemocratically but effectively. Which raises a question: What is the ultimate purpose of government?
Ali Abdullah Saleh, ousted in the Arab Spring protests, has re-emerged as the country's most influential man.