Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. has had a rapid rise. In about three years, he went from a one-star general to a four-star one. He is currently the commandant of the Marine Corps.
Kerry became the first United States secretary of state to visit Somalia. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud called the visit “a great moment” for his country.
In a news bulletin, the Islamic State said the two suspects were “soldiers from the soldiers of the Caliphate.” U.S. officials said they were still investigating a link to international terrorism.
This isn’t Mike Huckabee’s first time at the GOP presidential rodeo. He had the advantages of being a novelty upstart underdog in 2008. That’s not the case this time around.
A South Korean student arrested for crossing illegally into North Korea tells CNN he is doing well, and that he went into the rogue state hoping to improve relations between North and South.
One Pittsburgh middle-school teacher is giving his black students a valuable education in social studies. And life.
California officials are finalizing a mandatory plan to cut water use across the state. Cities looking for a road map on how to save water might consider Santa Barbara’s example.
A firsthand look at how the historic drought is affecting local teens’ quest to quench their thirsts.
There’s a growing tendency to bring the tiny hieroglyphs off of phones, but not everyone is fluent. New takes on emoji integration suggest misunderstanding may be remedied with universal translation.
The site, carlyfiorina.org, says the Republican presidential candidate laid off 30,000 people while she ran Hewlett-Packard. Fiorina does not deny the figure but says, overall, the firm created jobs.
Two more candidates got in on the Republican side Monday, including Ben Carson, who is black, and Carly Fiorina. It’s the most diverse GOP field anyone can remember. But will it make a difference?
The release of a new report on the world’s mothers is a reminder of the gap between rich and poor — in the developing world and in American cities as well.
A new book suggests that tall tales on craft bourbon labels are the rule rather than the exception. They’re just one example of a slew of “carefully cultivated myths” created by the bourbon industry.
Amid the latest case of poor police-community relations, critics are targeting N.Y.’s policing theory, which aims to crack down on minor offenses. But it’s also praised for reducing the crime rate.
The two-week naval exercise, dubbed Dynamic Mongoose, brings dozens of vessels together, and comes amid concern about Russia’s increasing aggression.