With scheduled Syrian peace negotiations less than two weeks away, Secretary of State John Kerry will push for attendance by the president of the Syrian National Coalition, the main Western-backed rebel group. Expectations for the talks are low.
How a baggage disaster put me on the path to less stuff.
The German chancellor, who was injured while skiing, had trouble even walking up stairs as a child. The fact she was skiing at all illustrates her effort to overcome such challenges.
An image of the humped bladderwort, a tiny floating carnivorous plant, has beaten out more than 2,000 entries to win the top prize in the 2013 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition.
A Sunday referendum in Switzerland could force companies to cap salaries for the highest paid so that they don't exceed 12 times that of the lowest paid.
Sorcery, poisonings, and infighting pull back the curtain on politics in a country key to stability in Central Asia.
Nov. 1, or All Saints' Day, is a major holiday in Poland – and also one of the deadliest days of the year for motorists, as speeders and drunk drivers hit the road.
Ethnic cleansing and forced migration drove Assyrian Christians out of eastern Turkey decades ago, but Prime Minister Erdogan's policies have drawn a number of them home.
Britain's leading higher education publication, The Times Higher Education, released its annual global ranking of universities for 2013-2014. Here are the top 10 schools:
Exposure to pollution from diesel exhaust fumes can disrupt honeybees' ability to recognize the smells of flowers.