Historically questionable aspects of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's celebrated series raise issues about the renowned documentarians’ responsibility to the public.
Most Americans have never heard of Artsakh, but they should support its desire to choose democracy over authoritarianism.
The tariffs on cars, alcohol and coal are unlikely to have much economic impact, but they highlight deteriorating relations with the U.S. and a feud that has helped trigger a currency crisis.
The attack, blamed on Islamic State, targeted students preparing for university exams in a Shiite neighborhood of Kabul.
Most of the foreign money funding ocean plunder and the felling of the Amazon forest comes from havens designed to conceal wealth and money flows of multinationals, politicians and the rich, researchers say.
The Trump administration is moving to make it even easier for U.S. gun-makers to push their wares around the world.
Though subject to extreme and bleak conditions, Palestinians find ways to work into their daily lives rituals and practices that offer some sense of normalcy and humanity.
Vehicles plunge nearly 150 feet in the Morandi Bridge failure in Genoa during a sudden, violent storm. At least two survivors are pulled from the rubble by rescue workers using heavy equipment to search the wreckage.
Three people are injured as a driver plows his car into pedestrians and cyclists and into a barrier outside the House of Lords during the morning rush hour. Police are working to confirm the driver's identity.
An incident involving writer Peter Beinart, who was stopped at the airport in Jerusalem, is the third in three weeks.