Mass protests against Beijing's decision to limit choice in the 2017 election for Hong Kong chief executive show no sign of easing. Young people, who are driving the protests, are passing out supplies at makeshift logistic centers.
By putting off a vote authorizing war with the Islamic State until a lame-duck session of Congress – or next January – Congress is making itself increasingly irrelevant in foreign policy.
The idea that a fence jumper made it so far into the White House raises serious questions about the competence of the Secret Service in what was supposed to be one of the most secure buildings in the world.
A new Washington Post report suggests that White House fence jumper Omar Gonzalez got much deeper into the building than the Secret Service admitted.
Hong Kong riot police withdrew on Monday, but many roads remain blocked as democracy protesters refuse to go home. Beijing calls the protest movement an 'illegal activity' and warned foreign countries not to interfere.
European ISIS fighters: The EU Anti-Terrorism Chief Gilles de Kerchove says ISIS has more than 3,000 European fighters. Really? The FBI just scaled back its estimate from 100 Americans fighting with the Islamic State to just 12.
Efforts to expand the anti-Islamic State coalition include the debate in Britain's Parliament, deliberations in Denmark and Belgium, and US overtures to Turkey. US and French jets struck IS oil targets overnight in Syria.
19-year-old Mercy Sigey has developed a device that notifies park officials when poachers cross into animal reserves.
After receiving financing and training from the nonprofit One Acre Fund, Viola Nsengiyumva nearly doubled her harvest, bought three goats, and began raising chickens.