- A Decade After "Mission Accomplished," A Legacy Of American Blunders In Iraq
June 13 2014 12:30 PM
As Iraq falls further into crisis, a look back at some of the things major American and British leaders said that turned out to be wrong.
- Even With A Small Force, ISIS' Takeover Was Quick And Decisive
June 12 2014 3:23 PM
Why the city of Mosul was so easily lost to Sunni insurgents has to do with the nature of both the ISIS and Iraqi armies.
- 4 Ways The Crisis In Iraq Could Get Much Worse
June 12 2014 12:50 PM
Here are four ways the crisis in Iraq could escalate.
- If It Could Happen To Cantor...
June 11 2014 8:28 PM
Stunned by the Tea Party's takedown of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Republican incumbents realize they have reason to worry.
- FDA Says Pregnant Women Should Eat More Low-Mercury Fish
June 10 2014 4:30 PM
The U.S. government has determined that the nutritional benefits of eating fish outweigh concerns over mercury.
- Polar Bear Video ‘Selfie’ Shows Climate Change From Arctic Predator’s Point Of View
June 09 2014 4:44 PM
A video “selfie” of a polar bear is the first point-of-view footage of the Arctic predator ever obtained.
- China To Flatten Hundreds Of Mountains To Expand Cities
June 09 2014 2:52 PM
At a great cost to the environment, China will level hundreds of mountain peaks in rural cities to make way for new development.
- Comedian Richard ‘Rik’ Mayall Dies At 56
June 09 2014 11:57 AM
English comedian Richard Michael “Rik” Mayall has died at the age of 56.
- Army Engineers Block Scientists From Saving Coral Reef In Miami
June 09 2014 10:36 AM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has opposed relocating several acres of coral before the PortMiami channel is deepened by about 10 feet.
- Rare 120 Million-Year-Old Pterosaur Eggs Found In China
June 06 2014 4:26 PM
Scientists in China have found the world’s first intact pterosaur eggs.
- Vodafone Exposes Vast Government Wiretapping Of Its Networks
June 06 2014 2:16 PM
Vodafone has blown the lid off secret government surveillance of its customers.
- North Korea Cites Vague ‘Violation’ As Reason For Detaining US Tourist Jeffrey Edward Fowle
June 06 2014 1:54 PM
North Korea named Jeffrey Edward Fowle as the American tourist it detained in May.
- Obama, Putin Talk On Sidelines Of D-Day Event in France
June 06 2014 10:05 AM
The informal meeting was the first in-person discussion between Obama and Putin since the Ukraine crisis began in March.
- Why GM Sales Are Still Strong Despite Recall Scandal
June 05 2014 7:46 PM
GM reported its highest monthly sales in May in over six years.
- Israel Approves 1,500 New West Bank Units In ‘Response’ To Palestine
June 05 2014 12:19 PM
The approval was described by Israeli officials as an appropriate response to the Palestinian "terror government."
- Manned Mars Mission ‘Plausible’ But Requires US-China Partnership, Report Finds
June 05 2014 11:19 AM
U.S. report makes the case for manned Mars mission, but says the effort will be an international collaboration.
- World’s Oldest Pants Found In 3,000-Year-Old Chinese Grave Reveal Possible Origin Of Trousers
June 04 2014 3:25 PM
Could these be the world’s oldest pair of pants?
- Massive Hong Kong Vigil Pays Tribute To Tiananmen Square Protests
June 04 2014 1:08 PM
It has been 25 years since the Tiananmen Square massacre, but many in Hong Kong want to keep the memory alive.
- 150 Million-Year-Old Lizard Graveyard Found In Chile, Ancient Reptiles ‘Entombed’ Beneath Glacier
June 04 2014 10:57 AM
Paleontologists unearthed a vast graveyard of prehistoric Ichthyosaurs in southern Chile.
- Kristof Asked To Revisit Cambodia Reporting After Somaly Mam Expose
June 03 2014 5:51 PM
The popular New York Times columnist faces calls to audit his work on sex trafficking after Newsweek's expose of Somaly Mam.