This week's roundup of Good Reads includes a look at why Damascus still stands, how democracy spreads, the challenge of writing about Julian Assange, how to manage techies, and why Facebook bought WhatsApp for $19 billion.
This week's roundup of Good Reads includes a gold rush in Canada, making global disorder work, tracking Daniel Pearl's killer, the plight of child brides, and Malcolm Gladwell's journey back to faith.
This week's roundup of Good Reads includes a new approach to foreign aid, an epic walk across the planet, the plight of homeless children in New York, how technology advances compassion, and the launch of private space rockets.
This week's roundup of Good Reads includes ranking the greatest innovations in modern life, Boko Haram's toll on Nigeria, a look at the patrol of the South China Sea, growing the world's hottest chili, and Kyrgyzstan's most-wanted man.
This week's round-up of Good Reads includes a look at the benefit of letting wildfires burn, an interview with Haitian novelist Edwidge Danticat, tracking gang activity on social media, 'dirty' smart phones, and environmentalism in the middle class.
In this week's round-up of Good Reads includes fighting domestic violence, a look at how lions survive, why apps can't end poverty, Greek youth unemployment, and the Medicare panel that decides your health-care costs.
This week's round-up of Good Reads includes China's desire to become the world's main superpower, Edward Snowden's confessional video, the ease of making cyberweapons, eradicating global poverty, and the demise of Norwegian fishermen.
An FBI interrogation, part of the Boston bombing probe, ends in shooting death of a Chechen immigrant in Florida. The man reportedly knew suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev. FBI claims self-defense.
People missing after 16 tornadoes tore through north Texas on Wednesday have all been found alive, authorities report. As officials and residents assess the damage, they are keeping a wary eye on the weekend forecast.
The note on the walls of the boat where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found reportedly gives Boston bombing investigators both a confession and a motive: retribution for US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
A jury on Monday found Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of three babies. He's waived his right to appeal the verdict, and prosecutors are dropping the death penalty.
After 10 days of deliberations, a jury found Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell guilty of three counts of first-degree murder. He was accused of performing illegal late-term abortions.
The IRS acknowledges it gave additional scrutiny to the tax-exemption applications of conservative groups. Top Republican lawmakers are calling for a White House investigation into the agency.
Cody Wilson removes from his website instructions for a functional 3-D gun, or 'wiki weapon project,' at State Department behest. US lawmakers, meanwhile, propose an updated ban on undetectable firearms.
Police reports say Ariel Castro forced miscarriages of one of three women he allegedly locked in a Cleveland house for about a decade. That may be grounds to seek death penalty, says an Ohio county prosecutor.