| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Denis O'Hare's campaign to write and perform a solo play based on "The Iliad" has now lasted almost as long as the Trojan War itself.
He began writing "An Iliad" in 2005 with his director and co-author, Lisa Peterson. Now they're bringing their 100-...
| Feb 16, 2014
For decades, one golden rule has guided America's military involvement in Africa: Stay out.
Generally speaking, the reason was a sense that the strategic stakes did not justify the risk. When we deviated from this rule, we often learned lessons the hard...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:26 PM
JUBA, South Sudan -- The day was supposed to be a rousing moment of hope in a country convulsed by horrific sectarian violence: the Central African Republic, where children have been beheaded, mothers carrying babies on their backs have been gunned...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Russia was in the spotlight as they kicked-off the 2014 Sochi Olympics with a theatrical opening ceremonies at Fisht Olympic Stadium....
| Feb 28, 2014
One of the first elephant paintings Liora Davis ever completed, "Mother and Son," depicts a baby African forest elephant nuzzling his mother's trunk amid the tall savannah grass of the Dzanga-Ndoki National Park in the Central African Republic. Although...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:27 PM
LONDON -- Pope Francis decried abortion Monday as a sign of a wasteful modern culture that treats goods and people, including unborn children, as easily discarded commodities.
In the annual papal “state of the world” speech delivered to...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:11 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The mayor of the Central African Republic's capital was elected by lawmakers Monday as the country's new interim leader, after the resignation of former rebel leader Michel Djotodia, who seized power last year.
| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:56 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Lawmakers in the Central African Republic on Monday elected the country's first female leader, Catherine Samba-Panza, as interim president to take on the daunting job of halting sectarian killings, stabilizing a paralyzed...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The supposed decline of the United States. The impending crisis of the European Union this year when it becomes 30 states, while Britain contemplates leaving and making it 29. It confronts promised referenda on continuing EU membership and Scottish...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia as the 2014 Sochi Olympics are underway with the Opening Ceremonies at Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia. Earlier in the day, Bode Miller of the USA made his second training run on the Men's Downhill...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in San Diego, where visitors to Chicano Park view dozens of murals painted on the concrete stanchions leading to and from the Coronado Bridge....