A series of attacks by Arabs on Israelis in recent days have raised fears of a new uprising as Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli soldiers along the West Bank.
Northern Ireland could again be ruled directly from London if the country’s governing parties fail to agree on a plan to resolve deep disagreements over paramilitarism and welfare reform.
The International Monetary Fund says a slowdown of the Chinese economy and a decline in world trade are undermining the stability of highly indebted emerging economies.
Scientists warn that densely packed cities face greater health hazards as greenhouse gases push up temperatures.
After the recent shooting in Oregon, the Republican presidential candidate suggested some interesting ways we could tackle mass shootings in the U.S. And by interesting, we mean insensitive and insane, of course.
Over the past week and a half, its strategy is becoming more apparent.
Donald Trump alleged this weekend that “of course” the Middle East would be more stable if dictators like Saddam Hussein and Moammar Gadhafi were still around or Bashar al-Assad could be restored in Syria.
Governments at all levels account for roughly 40 percent of gun industry revenue. The federal government alone accounts for about 25 percent. Taxpayers have a right to demand responsibility from an industry that gets so much of our money.
It’s high time United Nations agencies and the mainstream media acknowledge the true scale of global poverty and engage in a long overdue public debate on how ambitious and transformative the international development agenda really is.
America’s student loan debt is now over $1.2 trillion. But it’s not just hurting millennials. One-third of that debt belongs to people in their 40s.
The 500 largest U.S. companies would owe an estimated $620 billion in U.S. taxes were it not for the more than $2.1 trillion in offshore cash that most of the firms hold in foreign tax havens, according to a study released this week.
Prisoners on the debate team of New York’s maximum security Eastern Correctional Facility beat the Ivy Leaguers just months after Harvard took a national title.
To have a child is to plant a flag in the future—and that is no small responsibility.
As electricity from renewable sources tops 25 percent in the U.K., the government is challenged to create a level playing field by scrapping nuclear and fossil-fuel subsidies.
Some are bound to chalk this news up to the magical equalizing powers of capitalism’s famous “invisible hand,” while others might point to the democratizing sting of actual journalism as the more potent force in this mix.
In a move that will hopefully lead to further concrete steps to target America’s mass incarceration problem, the U.S. Justice Department is getting ready to release some 6,000 inmates from federal prisons, according to The New York Times.
Several fatal shootings by police around the U.S. are being ruled as “suicides by cop.” Are officials too eager to explain away the use of deadly force?
This just in from Capitol Hill: Gen. John Campbell, America’s head military honcho in Afghanistan, told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday that a Doctors Without Borders-affiliated hospital in Kunduz was “mistakenly struck” in Saturday’s air attack.
Sweden’s experiment aimed at transforming the workday is having unexpected results.
Remember when George W. Bush lapsed and called his Iraq War a “crusade”? He had to back off that religious rhetoric really quickly because he needed Muslim allies.
Girls, many of whom have suffered a range of traumas at home, make up a growing share of children arrested and detained across the country.
Russia and Iran may not see eye to eye about the future of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad after their military intervention in the civil war.