In northern Iraq, Kurdish fighters have won back territory from the so-called Islamic State only to lose it again. ISIS is using a range of explosives, inflicting heavy Kurdish casualties.
The police do it. The FBI does it. Could be, foreign governments do it. With the right equipment, people can hijack your cellphone calls and texts and listen in.
Stories of trafficking — including a sting using a “Walking Dead” actress — are making headlines. An expert talks about the practice, which victimizes millions around the world.
In San Francisco, there’s a lot of confidence. In Kansas City, which gets its first shot at the championship rings in nearly 30 years, the excitement is palpable.
When medical student Robert Snyder visited Rio de Janeiro last summer to do volunteer work, he learned the hard way that Birkenstock clogs are not a wise footwear choice.
To contain costs, some plans are capping how much they will pay for certain routine procedures, such as knee replacements. Patients can be on the hook for anything over the limit.
For decades, the share of women majoring in computer science was rising. Then, in the 1980s, something changed.
Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was among those who denounced The Death of Klinghoffer by John Adams, calling it anti-Semitic and anti-Israel.
Christopher de Margerie, 63, and three other people died when his private plane collided with a snowplow at an airport in Moscow.
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying says his government cannot allow open nominations for his successor, but suggests there’s room for compromise on the makeup of a committee to select candidates.
Two million people have already voted in next month’s election, including President Obama. Locking in votes early is huge, particularly since control of the Senate rests in a handful of close races.
Millennials get a lot of financial and emotional support from their parents, which critics say causes delayed adolescence. But actually this close relationship benefits both kids and parents.
The Olympian was convicted of culpable homicide last month — rather than a more serious charge of premeditated murder — for the 2013 fatal shooting of Reeva Steenkamp in his home.
Until August, 24-year-old Aza Betwata was in Holland, enjoying beef and cabbage and studying to be a social worker. Now, he’s among the hundreds of exiled Kurds who have returned and taken up arms.
Do big-city chiefs like John Deasy, recently ousted from LA Unified, get enough time to make a difference?