| Apr 22, 2015
| 11:35 AM
A scaling-back of the Saudi Arabia-led air war brought some relief Wednesday to residents of Yemen’s capital, but intensive bombardment continued in the city of Taiz, and street fighting raged in the port of Aden, the country’s commercial...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 5:00 AM
For 12 years, Obaidullah's family has watched the release of more than 200 Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Obaidullah and many others were captured as young men in the mainly Pashtun areas of eastern and southern...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 5:59 PM
As a Saudi Arabia-led air coalition continued to strike rebel targets across Yemen, Russia and the International Committee of the Red Cross on Saturday called for a pause in the bombardment to enable the evacuation of foreigners and the delivery of aid to...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 9:47 AM
At least 40 people died in a blast at a dairy complex in western Yemen on Wednesday as warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition continued to pummel insurgent positions across the country.
The circumstances of the explosion that all but leveled the site in...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 8:40 AM
Amid a burst of harsh new rhetoric from Iran, the Saudi Arabia-led military coalition on Tuesday staged a sixth day of airstrikes against Shiite Muslim Houthi rebel targets across the country.
Naval bombardment struck Houthi positions on the outskirts...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 11:41 AM
12:01 P.M. EST
THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon. Today, the United States of America is changing its relationship with the people of Cuba.
In the most significant changes in our policy in more than fifty years, we will end an...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The migrants begin gathering just after daybreak.
Women with young children in tow, men in wool caps and faded hoodies. Others still wearing the bright orange uniforms they were issued in prison.
Few speak. Most look down at their feet.
| Jan 26, 2015
| 7:00 AM
There was blood on the white tile floor, on the eight metal gurneys and on the hands of the worker using coarse black thread to sew up an autopsy incision on the latest body to arrive at the moldering central morgue.
A sour smell of blood filled the air...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:55 PM
The U.S. military shut its last detention center in Afghanistan on Wednesday, a day after a Senate Intelligence Committee report highlighted torture of terrorism suspects at former CIA-run prisons in the country.
The U.S. military shuttered its prison...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Good afternoon. Today, the United States of America is changing its relationship with the people of Cuba. In the most significant changes in our policy in more than fifty years, we will end an outdated approach that, for decades, has failed to advance our...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 8:28 AM
A Colombian army general was released by his rebel captors Sunday in a remote northwestern jungle, setting the scene for a resumption of peace talks that were halted after insurgents captured the commander two weeks earlier.
President Juan Manuel Santos...