Scotland allowed 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in a referendum over whether to break away from Britain. But outside of Tacoma Park, Md., there's no movement in the US to extend the franchise to voters under 18.
Most Americans say that they don't care 'a great deal' about which party controls the Congress, but the drop since 2010 has been especially notable among Republicans.
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.
French President Francois Hollande said Rafale jets destroyed an Islamic State logistics depot in northeastern Iraq. France is the first nation to join the US-led air campaign against IS.
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.
Kids4Peace Boston teaches communication and understanding to 12-year-old Jewish, Christian, and Muslim children from the US, Israel, and the Palestinian territories.