Four of the eight alleged masterminds are on trial for the theft of almost $21 million worth of gems and other valuables. A reporter covering the case details the story’s peculiar developments.
Led by Kurds, the coalition could receive U.S. air support in the fight against both President Bashar al-Assad and ISIS. Its members also include Arabs and Assyrian Christians.
The U.S. said it would work with the victims and the family of the dead to determine the appropriate payment. The U.S. will also pay for the repair of the hospital.
Our commentator will miss many things about the region, from its plethora of festivals to maple syrup.
How do families decide what kind of college to attend: Private? Public? Community college? Three college students explain why they went for the big state school: The University of Maryland.
We do more and more of our reading on screens. But when commentator Beverly Fitzsousa had to decide whether to use virtual textbooks with her students, she consulted current research on virtual reading.
The spill on Wednesday sent heavy metals, arsenic and other contaminants into a waterway that flows into the San Juan National Forest. Estimates of the spill’s size have risen sharply since then.
In the prime-time Republican presidential debate Thursday, the candidates bragged about their records as governors and in the private sector, but the facts didn’t always add up.
The anniversary of the devastation wrought by the first military use of an atomic weapon comes as Japan’s government is pushing an expanded role for its military.
Donald Trump is on top, followed by Jeb Bush and Scott Walker. Chris Christie and John Kasich barely make it in, while Rick Perry misses the cutoff for the main debate stage.
Sources within the extremist organization confirmed the death of Mullah Omar, who reportedly died in 2013. A gathering of the group’s leaders has chosen Mullah Akhtar Mansoor as his successor.
Commentator Naomi Shulman doesn’t want her daughters to get abortions, but if they do, she wants them to talk to her about it. The conversation warm-up came to her in a film.
The subsidies are crucial to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s signature achievement.
In Las Vegas on Friday, a public viewing for B.B. King. He died last week at 89. Like many others, New England Public Radio’s jazz host Tom Reney already feels King’s absence.
Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Francois Hollande of France were among those who attended a ceremony in the Armenian capital. German lawmakers vote to call the event “genocide.”