An Afghan soldier killed three British troops Tuesday. His motives are not known, but the incident could increase British skepticism about the Afghanistan war.
The US has rebuilt and resupplied Iraqi schools. But amid continued sectarian violence and attacks on educational institutions and teachers, the system still needs security and hope.
Worldwide, the first five months of 2010 were the warmest on record. With the US now getting its share of a heat wave, how will it affect the public perception of climate change?
The Army said Tuesday that Spec. Bradley Manning stole information on a massive scale, though charging papers did not mention the WikiLeaks website by name.
The victims of shifting borders, politics, or the happenstance of birthplace, the world's 12 million stateless people and their need to become citizens are rising on the international human rights agenda.
Scientists are tackling Internet rumors of worst-case senarios from the Gulf oil spill. But as one says, 'What we have going on now is a huge science experiment and research needs to be done on it.'
Here are three examples of military commanders whose words or beliefs resulted in their early retirement. General McChrystal meets with Obama Wednesday.
Without alternative supplies of energy to offset it, a decline in oil production would send shock waves through the world, rattling economies and politics alike.
The US State Department's annual report on modern-day slavery cites greater determination worldwide to stamp it out. But 13 nations are on the list of sluggards neglecting the issue.
Army Spc. Bradley Manning has been arrested in connection with the April release of classified footage of a US helicopter mistakenly shooting Iraqi civilians to website WikiLeaks.