Connect to share and comment
Iraq unrest Christians
Jul 11, 2014
12:33 am
QARAQOSH, Iraq — Muslim extremists have targeted Christians with increasing frequency since the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003. Churches and homes have been bombed. Families have been threatened and bullied. Individuals have been kidnapped and murdered or held for ransom. But the Islamic State represents a threat of a different scale.
Jul 10, 2014
12:32 am
Massgraves still
At an abandoned ranch, marines made a grim find: a grave containing the remains of at least 31 people. Five of them belonged to the family of Berta Diaz Torres.
Jul 10, 2014
1:47 pm
Slovyansk 07 10 2014
After the military retook the former rebel stronghold of Slovyansk, the authorities face winning angry residents’ hearts and minds.
Jul 10, 2014
10:58 am
Penguins norway 1
Zookeepers in Norway are taking extraordinary precautions to keep the birds cool.
Jul 10, 2014
11:23 am
Syrian girls airstrike
Meanwhile, Hezbollah rakes in the cash from marijuana sales.
Jul 9, 2014
4:04 pm
Khdeir family
As Hamas and Israel trade fire, the family of Mohammad Abu Khdeir, kidnapped and burned alive, is still mourning.
Jul 10, 2014
5:54 am
20140709tarsands00 lead
Part One: A trillion dollars' worth of heavy crude has attracted the world's oil titans to western Canada. They're making a mess.
Jul 10, 2014
5:54 am
20140709tarsands05 lead
Part Two: With government oversight in question and toxins piling up, residents say they are being poisoned and disempowered.
Rights, GroundTruth
Jul 10, 2014
9:00 am
Homepage chatter v2
More than 80 Palestinians dead. Meanwhile, the author of 'How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona' gored by a bull. In Pamplona.
Jul 10, 2014
12:32 am
Japan north korea chongryon
Why do they swear allegiance to an abusive regime?
Jul 9, 2014
12:57 pm
Brazil v germany 2014 07 09 crop
Slinging mud across the pond over soccer is as old as the World Cup.
Jul 10, 2014
5:53 am
2014016 voices logo 03
Commentary: No one will admit the mistakes they’ve made — they just keep on making them. Airing the dirty laundry would mean admitting to and exposing the wrong and asking for help to clean up the mess.
Jul 9, 2014
1:31 pm
World cup brazil germany 2014 07 09
Hint: It has a lot to do with a little town called Framingham.
Jul 9, 2014
2:51 pm
Gaza graphic 6
Human misery is hard to look at. But it's one way to understand the true cost of warfare.
Jul 9, 2014
12:37 am
Bannockburn 07 07 2014
Nationalist campaigners are stirring patriotic passions ahead of a landmark referendum in the fall.
Jul 8, 2014
6:39 pm
Thailand elephant painting
A new investigation blames tourism for the decline of the Asian elephant.
Jul 9, 2014
9:39 am
Greenpeace shell lego
'Children's imaginations are an unspoilt wilderness. Help us stop Shell polluting them.'
Jul 9, 2014
8:41 am
Malaysia homeless 2
At least 1,500 are homeless in Kuala Lumpur, but many more simply can't afford to eat.
Jul 8, 2014
10:45 am
Pope Francis Italy 2014
Francis met with a small group of abuse survivors Monday, which was appreciated but no substitute for a true process of justice, advocates say.
Jul 9, 2014
12:37 am
South sudan child soldiers
The national army has recommitted to the cause of sparing children from fighting, but it's not totally up to them.
Jul 9, 2014
5:48 am
Iraq Commentary 7814
Commentary: The United States seeks democracy and inclusive government while Iran looks for Shi’as to dominate Iraq.
Commentary
Jul 8, 2014
8:18 am
Screen shot 2014 07 08 at 8.22.47 am
Netherlands is the only team in the semifinals that has never won the World Cup.
Jul 8, 2014
4:01 pm
Holder in Norway
At a speech to Norwegian diplomats, the US attorney general speaks on the theme of the month.
Jul 8, 2014
11:30 am
Pistorius trial bat
The defense has wrapped up its case. The judge will now arrive at a verdict.