A group of prominent scientists use the clock as a symbol of imminent disaster for humanity.
Abdullah put forward the Arab Peace Initiative for a deal with Israel, cracked down on al-Qaida within the kingdom, and became known as a ruler committed to reform. But the moves were limited.
They are being hailed as a technological solution to bad police-community relationships, but research on the cameras’ impact is thin, and some departments are dealing with unintended consequences.
Aqua-Spark is the world’s first investment fund for sustainable aquaculture. So far it has bet on an alternative fish feed that could take pressure off the oceans and a tilapia farm in Mozambique.
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has died, according to his state TV. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud was 90 years old; when he was born, Saudi Arabia was not a country, let alone an oil-producing power.
Two of the biggest dollar stores are merging. Family Dollar shareholders agreed to an $8.7 billion takeover Thursday, choosing not to accept a bigger offer from Dollar General due to antitrust fears.
Two of the men involved in the Paris attacks met in prison, where they transformed from small-time criminals to jihadists. France is now redoubling its effort to prevent radicalization in its prisons.
Carmen Guadalupe Vasquez Aldana had steadfastly denied having an abortion. She said her unborn baby had died due to medical complications. This week, Congress pardoned her after seven years in jail.
French Jews say anti-Semitism, an issue for generations, is now coming largely from radical Muslmis. Jewish emigration has been rising, but many Jews also say they’re determined to stay in France.
Audie Cornish talks to Kiev-based journalist David Stern about the ongoing fighting in Ukraine.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said he didn’t give the game balls a thought during Sunday’s win over the Indianapolis Colts. “I didn’t alter the ball in any way,” he said.
Although the Republican-led House decided not to vote to ban abortions after 20 weeks, 10 states already have such measures and more states are considering them.
President Obama is pitching his State of the Union proposals on a campaign-like trip and on YouTube.
House Republican leaders had planned to pass a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks on the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision and coinciding with the annual protest march by abortion opponents. But with Republican women balking at that measure, they instead passed a bill prohibiting the use of taxpayer money for abortions, something that’s been in spending bills for years.
Robert Siegel speaks with Michael Oren, former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S., about whether he thinks Netanyahu’s address to Congress in March will help him with his election a few weeks afterwards.