Over four years after a peace agreement ended Sudan's bloody civil war a ruling in the Hague may resolve control of a rich oil field, but may also spark more conflict.
Not just devoted eclipse-chasers but millions of others were able to view the longest solar eclipse of the century as it passed over Asia Wednesday.
Unlike the battle over health care, the visit offers few potential pitfalls.
In a first, the games will range across Russian as well as Chinese territory near Khabarovsk in the far east.
Five years after the commission released its report, one key reform for US security – streamlining congressional oversight – hasn’t happened.
The city of Cambridge, Mass., has dropped its charges against a Harvard professor who alleges he was arrested for breaking into his own house only because he is black.
It is the first US city to assess such a tax, which could raise almost $300,000 in revenue next year. Opponents of the measure say it opens the door to more crime and heavier drug use.