| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Amnesty International has sent monitors to the scene. Palestinians are tweeting advice on how to cope with tear gas. Tibetan monks have showed up to offer prayers. Russian officials, Iran’s official news agency and China’s state-run media...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:41 AM
The U.S. air safety regulator is drafting rules to permit small drones to be used for commercial purposes, a step toward allowing remote-control planes and helicopters to be deployed for everything from TV news coverage to monitoring crops.
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Russian authorities on Wednesday charged a captured Ukrainian military pilot with complicity in the deaths last month of two Russian journalists, spurring accusations in Kiev that the female officer was abducted by pro-Russia militants and illegally...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Separatist gunmen attacked a Ukrainian military base with Russian-made Grad rockets, killing 19 troops and boosting the overnight death toll to about 30 in the latest flare-up of fighting in eastern Ukraine, Russian media and Ukrainian officials said...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 2:44 PM
J. Cole, Nelly and Talib Kweli are a few of the high-profile rappers who’ve turned up in Ferguson, Mo., in recent days to join protests over the killing of unarmed teen Michael Brown.
On Thursday, Kweli challenged CNN anchor and reporter Don Lemon...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
One day after the shocking death of Robin Williams, an ABC primetime special on the beloved comedian scored a sizable audience -- trailing only NBC's "America's Got Talent" for the night in all key demos.
According to preliminary national estimates...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Two more top leaders from the armed insurrection in eastern Ukraine resigned Thursday as government forces closed in on the last two strongholds of the 4-month-old uprising.
Igor Girkin, who reportedly bragged of shooting down a Ukrainian jet on the day...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:25 PM
Iran's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that it could not provide details of what crimes several journalists, including a Washington Post reporter, were suspected of committing before they were arrested two weeks ago.
The Post correspondent, Jason...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:07 AM
It was framed as a feel-good story about the sacrifice and toughness of Chinese soldiers: Troops who rushed to the site of a deadly earthquake in the southern province of Yunnan resorted to using muddy water to boil their instant noodles in the disaster...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:52 AM
A breakaway Al Qaeda group that already holds sway in large swaths of Iraq and Syria made new territorial gains Thursday in northern Iraq, reportedly overrunning a major Christian town and seizing the nation’s largest dam.
The fresh advances by...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Iran's parliament has voted to ban permanent forms of contraception, the state news agency IRNA reported, endorsing the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's call for measures to increase the population.
The bill, banning vasectomies and similar...