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Scotland referendum vote 54 percent no
Sep 18, 2014
3:51 am
Scotland’s voters rejected independence Thursday by a margin of 55 to 45 percent, ending a two-year campaign and crushing the aspirations of 1.6 million voters who hoped today would be the start of a new nation.
Sep 18, 2014
2:23 pm
Scotland insults
There's a lot of passion surrounding the independence referendum. And that means Scots insulting each other in awesome ways.
Sep 18, 2014
4:02 pm
Costa rica lizards 2014 09 17
The (mostly) living bounty included 184 frogs, 42 lizards, nine snakes and 203 tadpoles in plastic to-go containers headed for Europe.
Sep 17, 2014
7:43 pm
Ebola health worker sierra leone
Excessive quarantine isn’t the answer, health workers say.
Sep 15, 2014
4:16 pm
Independencefromtheuk 1
Scotland could be next.
Sep 17, 2014
5:05 pm
Harvard 2014 09 17
Nicolas Maduro is fuming over a Kennedy School economist’s suggestion that his policies favor Wall Street over his own country.
Sep 17, 2014
8:15 am
Gaza pockmarked home 9_14
Homes, schools, hospitals and mosques in Gaza were leveled in the Israeli offensive this summer.
Sep 17, 2014
3:29 pm
Free scotland graffitti 2012 01 12
Scotland finally has its chance to seize independence. Will it take it? Nobody here feckin knows.
Sep 17, 2014
6:52 am
Royal ancient golf club
The storied Royal & Ancient Golf Club voted Thursday to accept women into their ranks. But the decision's about money, not equality.
Sep 17, 2014
4:48 pm
Scotland 02 13 2014
Separatist groups like the Texas Nationalist Movement and the Alaskan Independence Party are hoping the vote brings a 'paradigm shift.'
Sep 17, 2014
12:33 am
Indonesia religious intolerance
Yet religious minorities in the country complain that violence and abuse is getting worse.
Sep 17, 2014
12:33 am
Europe deflation specter
Fear of a downward price spiral is reviving the specter of Europe's dark times.
Sep 17, 2014
12:33 am
Philippines economic growth 2014
Business is good for call centers hiring young talent, but most millennials are finding they're not qualified for the available jobs.
Sep 17, 2014
9:00 am
Homepage chatter v2
As 4 million Scots vote to leave the UK (or not), 2,500 Scottish men will be quietly making another important decision.
Sep 16, 2014
1:47 pm
Uk scot flags 2014 09 16
'Regardless of which way the vote goes, Scotland will never, ever be the same.'
Sep 16, 2014
1:55 pm
2014sept16 foley family
The James W. Foley Legacy Fund hopes to celebrate the kind of work Jim loved and provide support to families of American hostages.
Sep 17, 2014
8:14 am
2014sept15 somalia
Oil dispute could inflame a new conflict in fragmented Somalia.
Oil, Somalia, Commentary
Sep 16, 2014
12:50 am
Peshmerga jalawla front lines
Even Iran is on the ground in Iraq now, fighting on the same side as the United States.
Sep 16, 2014
10:28 am
Obama Islamic State 9/11 2014
The answer is probably more like 3 < X < 10.
Sep 16, 2014
11:29 am
Leadebola
It's so bad the US is going to send in troops.
Sep 16, 2014
9:48 am
Ebola outbreak sept. 13 2014
Obama, who has called the epidemic a national security crisis, has faced criticism for not doing more to stem the outbreak.
Africa, Need to Know
Sep 16, 2014
9:21 am
Iraq air strike aug. 18 2014
Syria has offered to join a coalition the US is assembling to fight Islamic State, but Western governments see President Bashar al-Assad as part of the problem.
Sep 16, 2014
12:50 am
South korea prostitute business expense
Now, the country’s tax office is cracking down on this sleazy billion-dollar corporate write-off.
Sep 16, 2014
8:36 am
Ukraine eu agreement sept. 16 2014
'No nation has ever paid such a high price to become Europeans,' Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said.
Need to Know, Europe
Sep 16, 2014
12:50 am
Darling 2014 09 15
With US immigration reform long delayed, a Honduran mother and son head to the capital to tell lawmakers why they came to Boston and should be allowed to stay.