The Afghan army is struggling to ward off Taliban offensives, stoking anxieties of factional rivalries in a nation still haunted by a civil war.
In some of the administration’s strongest remarks yet, Ashton B. Carter said Iraqi troops “failed to fight,” blaming them for a retreat that led to the fall of Ramadi to the Islamic State.
The campaign by activist groups seemed as much about putting behind a past entrenched in theocracy and tradition as it was about same-sex marriage.
After the magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck on April 25, life for the people of Kathmandu has become one of nervous hyper-vigilance over when the next one might hit.
Protein-packed drinkable meals come in powder form, are inexpensive, and are quick and easy to make so tech workers don’t actually have to eat.
Andrzej Duda apparently has beaten the incumbent, Bronislaw Komorowski, and the party that has led during eight years of stability and prosperity.
A leftist faction in Mr. Tsipras’ party demanding a harder line in debt negotiations was narrowly defeated in committee vote.
Unless Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras calls a new election, it will be hard for Greece's creditors to trust anything he promises.
Two players from Sweden lost their opening-round matches at the French Open, but it had been four years since Sweden had had a man in the main draw.
The narrative of Dr. Nash’s brilliant rise, the lost years of severe mental illness, and the eventual awarding of a Nobel Prize captured the public mind.
While the Popular Party won the most votes, according to preliminary results, it was set to lose its parliamentary majorities in most, if not all, of the country’s provinces.
The Obama administration is reconsidering its counterterrorism initiatives as three laws that allow for surveillance of citizens and suspected terrorists are set to expire in June.
Rosberg emerged again as the winner at Monaco on Sunday after a late crash on the track, followed by a mistake by the race’s leader, Lewis Hamilton.
Pressure is mounting for American tech companies, including Google, to stop using complex tax structures and pay more on their European operations.
Gloria Steinem was among a group of 30 female peace activists who crossed by bus on Sunday from North Korea to South Korea, calling for an end to unresolved hostility.
Jonás Gutiérrez, a cancer survivor, helped Newcastle United survive in the Premier League for another season on Sunday.
The most solemn sentiments of the Memorial Day holiday have long been infused in the work done at Arlington National Cemetery throughout the year.