Libya was hopeful after Moammar Gadhafi was overthrown, but today Libya is a country torn apart, with two competing governments in two different cities, each with its own parliament and military.
National sorority leaders have told members at the University of Virginia not to attend a multi-frat Bid Night party after a discredited article about a gang rape. Students call the order patronizing.
Pilots Troy Bradley and Leonid Tiukhtyaev, dubbed the “Two Eagles,” traveled the farthest and stayed aloft the longest for anyone in a gas-filled balloon.
Deflategate tops a “tough year” for the league, says Commissioner Roger Goodell. The NFL has also grappled with domestic violence and child abuse claims.
The German chancellor says she wants to keep Athens in the eurozone, but that EU lenders have already made substantial concessions on the terms of the bailout.
The tennis superstar beat Russia’s Maria Sharapova in the final 6-3 7-6 (7-5). She is now third in a list of Grand Slam singles champs.
This year marks 25 years of the original Ice Hotel, carved from snow and ice bricks in far northern Sweden. It’s also an annual art contest, where visiting artists sculpt and created their own rooms.
Poet Rod McKuen was loved by millions but mocked by literary critics. He died this week at age 81.
A women-led mosque held its first jumma’a, or Friday prayer service, in Los Angeles this week. The group is hoping to strengthen the Muslim community in America by empowering the faith’s women.
Government troops are locked in a fierce battle with Russian-backed separatists, while civilians suffer freezing cold. Correspondent Corey Flintoff shares the latest with NPR’s Scott Simon.
Starved, brainwashed and beaten, Emmanual Jal was a child soldier who escaped Sudan’s war. Now he’s an actor, musician and activist. But he says he still gets nightmares.
A play based on interviews with former NFL players, their families and fans digs deep: What’s so fun about a sport that devastates bodies and brains? And what if it can’t be made safer?
A top Japanese diplomat says indirect negotiations to free a captive journalist from the militant Islamic State group have reached a “state of deadlock.”
There are new suspicions that one of the men released from a U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl last year might be trying to contact Taliban fighters.
Citing archery’s historic methods, a Danish archer has released a video in which he fires three arrows in 0.6 seconds. Lars Andersen argues for speed and agility, in addition to accuracy.