Suppose Apple loses its court fight with the FBI and has to produce a software tool that would help agents hack into an iPhone -- specifically, a device used by one of the San Bernardino mass shooters. Could that tool really remain secret and locked away from potential misuse?
As Kurds plan to declare a federal region in northern Syria, they hope to both cement their control of the area and be a major player in whatever central government emerges from the five-year civil war.
Still portraying itself as a victim, FIFA has now added some startling and self-aggrandizing claims about its role in making soccer the world's most popular sport.
Skeptics of North Korea's nuclear threat, and there are many, have long clung to two comforting thoughts.
The NFL is standing behind a top executive's acknowledgement that the brain disease CTE can be linked to football.
Russia's plan to withdraw forces from Syria is sending a strong message to President Bashar Assad, whose hard-line stance is diverging from Moscow's interest in declaring its intervention in the country a success while also accelerating peace efforts.
The Syrian conflict has had outsized impact on global politics. Five ways the world has changed:
Hundreds of police officers, Secret Service agents and private security guards in cars, on foot and on horseback blanketed the area around Donald Trump's campaign rally Saturday afternoon. Dozens of protesters would soon be ejected from the event.
For years, Poland was considered a model of democratic transformation, with Lech Walesa's peaceful revolution heralding a new era based on the rule of law.
Nine months after Donald Trump became a presidential candidate, his rivals are still searching for a formula to stop his improbable political rise.