The bizarre story of how the planet Earth came to be represented on paper.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s remarks about the Iraq war move us away from a legal debate to a moral one.
Twenty years later, the rest of the world is a different place because of that event.
Karadzic, who broke boycott of his war-crimes trial but asked for more time to prepare, rose from small-town figure to become front-man for Serb strongman Milosevic.
The trial of former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic on ethnic-cleansing charges began Thursday in the Hague with Karadzic staying away, saying he needs more time to prepare his defense.
On Thursday, a Thai prosecutor said Thailand would resist US pressure to extradite Viktor Bout to the US. In August, a Thai court dropped all criminal charges against Bout, widely suspected of being a key player in the shadowy arms-smuggling world.
Gallup poll shows Sarah Palin drops a little, from 42 to 40 percent, in favorability rating. John Edwards, though, tanks.
Legal experts say the war crimes trial of Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga is helping to curtail the practice, though child soldiers continue to fight in a number of conflicts.
At least 21 plots to launch attacks on American soil have been thwarted. Here's a chronology.