The explosion of a privately owned rocket on its way toward the International Space Station cast a spotlight on the risks involved with NASA's reliance on the fledgling commercial space industry, experts said Wednesday.
Less than a month before a deadline to reach a nuclear deal with Iran, U.S. Catholic bishops are urging negotiators not to underestimate the power of fatwas by Islamic leaders banning atomic weapons.
A Palestinian family has gone to court claiming fraud over the partial purchase of two landmark east Jerusalem properties, including the home of the Palestinian national theater, by Jewish settlers.
Evil, armed clowns sow terror as part of an eerie trend that spreads from city to city: while this may sound like Hollywood's latest horror blockbuster, it's real and happening in France.
As U.S.-led warplanes pound jihadists in Iraq, prominent Sunni exiles say that empowering their marginalized minority will be more important than bombs and missiles in defeating the Islamic State (IS) extremist group.
A month into the mass pro-democracy protests gripping Hong Kong, the movement is under pressure to keep up momentum — but those on the streets say their vigil has already changed the city for good.
Having won re-election, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff must now deliver on her pledge to crack down on corruption or be dogged by the scandals that nearly derailed her campaign.
In the biennial battle for the U.S. Congress, Colorado's voters must decide: reelect Democratic Senator Mark Udall on November 4, or punish U.S. President Barack Obama by denying their party control of the Senate?
Twenty years after Israel signed a historic peace treaty with Jordan, the pact — deeply unpopular among Jordanians — is a strategic partnership both sides are determined to protect, experts say.
A year before Mexico's latest nightmare — the disappearance of 43 students — there was another night of terror in a neighboring town when gunmen broke into homes and took people away, mainly youths.