German chemical company Bayer makes a strong offer to buy the giant U.S. agricultural firm.
Western states like Colorado are balancing competing demands for waterways. When recreation, agriculture and civic interests find themselves at odds, how can water resources be divided fairly?
It has been nearly 30 years since the high court set new rules to counter race discrimination in the seating of juries. But in some jurisdictions, the propensity to bar black jurors persisted.
Officer Edward Nero had faced multiple misdemeanors in connection with the arrest and subsequent death of Gray in April 2015.
Good weather has helped hundreds of people summit Mount Everest since May 11. But since Friday, at least three people died in three days, dashing hopes for a safe season after two years of tragedy.
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for bombings in Tartus and Jableh, strongholds of Bashar Assad’s regime.
During a visit to Hanoi, President Obama announced an end to the five-decades-long ban on selling weapons to Vietnam.
Holding torturers to account requires evidence, the kind that doctors are learning to compile from countries at war, like Syria. But there are many challenges.
Her positions on issues from trade to same-sex marriage have changed. Critics say it’s often because of political expediency, while supporters insist she learns and adapts to new circumstances.
Long-lasting hormone contraceptives are now the most recommended form of birth control for young women. And many women say the fact that they can reduce or eliminate periods is a big plus.
We know that climate change will make water scarcer. But it could also have big economic impacts, Richard Damania of the World Bank says.
Mullah Akhtar Mansour was a divisive figure within the Taliban, and the Afghan government saw him as an obstacle to peace.
“The methods by which they guide public opinion are very sophisticated — they’re way more sophisticated than anybody realized,” Harvard professor Gary King says.
Egypt’s president says the submarine is heading to the area where the plane went down on Thursday. He cautions that determining what caused the crash could take “a lot of time.”
With ruined credit ratings atop financial loss, two ex-homeowners tell their story in the mortgage meltdown aftermath. They’re wary of jumping back into the market, even if that likelihood is far off.