The airstrikes and waves of Tomahawk missiles launched against the Islamic State in Syria overnight will not lead to a ground war, President Obama says. But this doesn't preclude other types of war.
Scotland allowed 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in a referendum over whether to break away from the United Kingdom. But outside Takoma Park, Md., there's no movement in the US to extend the franchise to voters under 18.
The Pentagon said Arab allies assisted overnight strikes in Syria. Islamic State bases were the main target, but the US said it also struck at a separate al-Qaeda affiliate suspected of plotting terror attacks on Western targets.
A powersharing deal inked by rival candidates paves the way for former finance minister Ashraf Ghani to succeed President Hamid Karzai. The runner-up in the disputed election will remain a powerful player.
Afghans finally have a president-elect under a messy power-sharing deal that may end up pleasing no one. And NATO will still be paying the bills.
Rocking the Boat works with young people challenged by economic, educational, and social conditions, helping them develop self-confidence and the skills needed to achieve their ambitions.
A rolling solution to the limited access to fresh fruits and vegetables is revving up in North Carolina.
Komera supports education for girls in Rwanda, where few can afford secondary school.