Leaks and Hacks
British town appoints first jester in 700 years
Breaking taboo, Jerusalem Palestinians seek Israeli citizenship
Mullah Omar's family refuses to back new Taliban leader
Iran bans newspaper of nuclear deal critic, warns others
Former British PM caught up in child sex abuse claim
Indonesian foundation defends awarding Kim Jong-Un peace prize
Obama says climate one of 'key challenges' of our time
Spotlight: Malaysia seeks help as suspected MH370 debris continues to emerge
Another US hunter suspected of illegal Zimbabwe lion kill
The number of African millionaires is set to grow by nearly 50 percent over the next 10 years
The rich are getting richer, but inequality is on the rise.
Delta Airlines tells big game hunters: We're not shipping your 'trophies' anymore
Effective immediately, the airline is banning freight shipments of lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies.
More than 450 civilians killed in US-led airstrikes against the Islamic State
'The present Coalition policy of downplaying or denying all claims of non-combatant fatalities risks handing Islamic State and other forces a powerful propaganda tool.'
It’s insanely expensive to bribe Russian officials these days
Want to beat that speeding ticket? It'll cost you double.
Former British PM caught up in child sex abuse claim
A former prime minister was drawn into the complex web of historic child sex abuse allegations in Britain Monday, when the police watchdog announced an investigation involving 1970s leader Edward Heath.
6 endangered animals that poaching might take from us forever
Cecil the lion is just the tip of the iceberg.
Angelina Jolie, patron of Myanmar refugees, shakes hands with general who once tormented them
How times have changed.
What Americans have been missing out on in Iran
A lot has happened in 35 years.
A Syrian soldier working with the US gave this interview weeks before his capture by Al Nusra
The capture of rebel brigade members by an Al Qaeda affiliate is a grave setback for the US train and equip program.
Zimbabwe parks confirm Jericho the lion alive amid Cecil furor
Zimbabwe wildlife authorities on Sunday dismissed rumors that a second lion, known as Jericho, had been slain.
Moldova's underground media activist fights Russia's propaganda machine
The Russia-dominated media doesn't have to work too hard to convince Moldovans that what they really need is a blast of strong-arm Russian leadership.
Anywhere but Lebanon: Why the Palestinian girl Angela Merkel made cry doesn't want to leave Germany
Reem Sahwil's family still lives in Lebanon, a place where Palestinian refugees like them face great hardships.
The most recent plane debris found isn't from Flight 370
Don't believe everything you read on the internet.
This Nicaraguan native community endured Spanish conquest. Will it survive modern times?
Only a handful of elders speak more than a few words of the local language in the community of Sutiaba.
How a stone-throwing Palestinian youth became a life-changing music teacher
Ramzi Aburedwan was a child of the First Palestinian Intifada.
New Taliban leader urges unity in ranks in first audio message
Mullah Akhtar Mansour's comments are apparently aimed at fending off the emerging risk of the group splintering into factions at a time when there is growing discord.
Obama is about to take on climate change like never before
The US president is expected to unveil a suite of far-reaching environmental regulations today.
When Donald Trump calls immigrants 'illegal,' here's what he's really saying
Just because immigrants to the United States don't have papers doesn't mean they came to the country unlawfully.
Think girls can't do math? Watch this awesome video and learn a thing or two
Perhaps these students should be leading the global campaign to get more girls in STEM-related fields.
Bin Laden relatives killed in UK plane crash
Members of Osama bin Laden's family were among four people killed when a private jet crashed into a car auction lot in Britain, Saudi Arabia's embassy in London and British police said Saturday.
Zimbabwe wants Walter Palmer, Cecil the lion's killer, extradited
It's not clear the US will cooperate with the demand.
Iran is now calling on everyone else to disarm
Iran's foreign minister says nuclear powers should eliminate their arsenals.
No one wants to host the Olympics anymore
Nations are dropping out of the running for the 2022 Olympics all over the place. Can't blame 'em.
It's Friday. Watch a baby pygmy hippo learn to swim with mom at the Melbourne Zoo
You deserve this.
Leaks and Hacks
Here's where police can now spy on cellphones without a warrant
This week, without public debate, the South American country's president decreed one of the harshest surveillance laws of any democratic country.
Riddle of missing flight MH370 has confounded experts
In what remains one of the biggest mysteries in the history of civil aviation, Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 vanished without a trace. Here is what we know more than a year later.
Over half of the UK wants marijuana reform but the government is being a total buzzkill
Experience has taught UK politicians that a liberal take on drugs doesn’t pay politically.
Kenya's new Westgate mall opened with more security guards than shoppers
Westgate shopping mall was the site of one of Kenya's worst terrorist attacks two years ago. But analysts don't think that will keep customers from coming back.
Putin’s pal Gerard Depardieu isn't the only foreign celeb on Ukraine's blacklist
Five hundred actors, musicians and other cultural figures who've shown Russia love may also get banned from entering Ukraine.
The apparent death of the Taliban's leader could actually be bad for peace
Peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghanistan government are supposed to start today.
Myanmar braces for a sleazier breed of tourist
Sex, drugs and backpackers — oh my.
Why US hedge funds are attacking struggling Puerto Rican schools
Billionaire hedgefund managers have a message for debt-stricken Puerto Rico: Shut down your schools and pay us back.
Why witches are still being beheaded in India
Thousands of women have been killed over the last decade and a half.
Mexico just issued a ‘gender alert’ to stop the rampant killing of women
The United Nations has called the murders a 'pandemic.'
Afghanistan says Taliban leader Mullah Omar died more than two years ago
As the country urges peace talks, the news will likely deepen Taliban divisions over who should lead the group.
Afghanistan's model city is also its kidnapping capital
The kidnappers in Herat are not usually members of the Taliban or any other armed opposition group. Their motives are not ideological.
There's feces-covered cilantro in your guacamole because of labor abuses in Mexico
The FDA ban isn't just a contamination alert. It's a rare window into the labor that brings produce from the farm to our tables.
People all over the world have risen up to condemn a single man
And it's none of the usual suspects.