Decoding Obama's 'relentless' quest for justice against the Islamic State
The president has promised to ‘see that justice is done’ for the brutal killing of journalist James Foley. But what does that actually mean?
Love and outrage pour out on social media after James Foley's killing
'ISIL must be destroyed/will be crushed' - @JohnKerry
'The whole world is appalled by the brutal murder of James Foley,' Obama says (VIDEO)
US President Barack Obama said the United States will continue to do 'what we must do to protect our people.'
Can kimchi cure Ebola?
Some Koreans are convinced it could. Either way, the stuff is so good for you that you may as well indulge.
Palestinians have some advice for the people of Ferguson, Missouri
They know perhaps better than anyone how to handle what is looking very much like a military occupation.
How scared should Americans be of the Islamic State?
The United States is grappling with the risk level of the extremist militants retaliating as Obama inserts military might into Iraq.
The totally spectacular Perseid meteor shower is going to peak tonight
Find a dark spot and look to the stars. Here's what it looked like last year.
Here's how much aid the US wants to send foreign countries in 2015, and why (INFOGRAPHIC)
The Obama administration wants to give Israel more than $3 billion. Will it get it?
How Youngstown, Ohio became a poster child for post-industrial America (VIDEO)
Youth unemployment and 'underemployment' are major symptoms in a place that has lost the core of its economy.
Here's the supermoon, in case you missed it (PHOTOS)
This could be the biggest moon of the year.
This man has lost 63 relatives to the Islamic State
IS militants have kidnapped nearly every member of Assad Haig's family. He'll risk his life to get them back.
US Evangelicals cheer on Latin American culture wars
Church leaders in the United States are backing fights across the Americas against gay equality, abortion and pornography.
Iraq says Islamic State killed 500 Yazidis, buried some victims alive
The Yazidis are followers of an ancient religion and are part of Iraq's Kurdish minority. Many of their villages were destroyed when Saddam Hussein's troops tried to crush the Kurds.
Guess who gets hurt with Russia's foreign food ban
Putin’s new restrictions on imported agricultural products may finally do what US sanctions haven't: make Russians mad.
Obama says he authorized airstrikes in Iraq, speaks of 'genocide'
The president said aid and possible strikes are intended to counter gains by Islamic militants and save the lives of persecuted minorities.
Let these 20 nervous animals teach you the reality of the Ebola 'threat'
It's a crisis in West Africa. It is NOT a crisis in the United States. So chill out, seriously, and stop watching cable news.
General's killing exposes fault lines in the US-Afghan relationship
Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene was killed Tuesday in a green-on-blue shooting that left many others injured. He was the first US general killed on an overseas battlefield since the Vietnam War.
This is how inequality hurts the US economy
A new report by Standard & Poor's highlights the growing risks.
Starbucks storms China with its most aggressive overseas expansion yet
But can it succeed in a country where people drink three cups of coffee a year?
The three reasons why Western businesses fail in India
With a huge English-speaking population, India seems an obvious place for the world’s biggest companies to set up. It’s not that easy.
American Ebola patient set to arrive in Atlanta
The private jet carrying two American aid workers infected with the disease will land in Georgia later today.
These maps show from where the US and the EU import all their fuel
The fuel trade fuels a lot more than just trade.
US Congress fails at almost everything before a much-deserved vacation
It's cool. It's not like there are any pressing issues around the world at the moment.
7 insane problems outlined in the new Afghan reconstruction report
Think things are bad? You don’t know the half of it.
Putin doesn't look like he's about to give in
New US and EU sanctions may hurt Russia, but experts believe they probably won’t work.
The Obama administration is spending billions of dollars on nuclear weapons
The White House rejected a confidential proposal to accelerate work getting rid of nuclear security dangers, choosing to spend more money on weapons, instead.
US and Europe to escalate Russia sanctions
Western countries agree to sharply ratchet up economic sanctions as Ukrainian forces drive against rebels.
Camel milk. It's the new superfood
It's nutrient-rich, been said to help kids with autism and also serves as an aphrodisiac in some cultures. What's not to love?
Russia to US: Evidence? What evidence?
Moscow says allegations that the Russian military shelled targets across the border in Ukraine are fake — because the evidence was posted on Twitter.
Here are the world's cat countries and the world's dog countries
Which is more popular — cats or dogs — in your country?
Ebola terror spreads with new victims
An American doctor contracted the disease in Liberia and the first victim died from it in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown.