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NATO To Create New ‘Spearhead’ Force For Eastern Europe

NATO To Create New ‘Spearhead’ Force For Eastern EuropeNATO leaders are expected to set up a rapid-response force to deploy quickly to eastern Europe to defend against potential Russian aggression at their meeting in Wales later this week.

32 Teens Escape From Nashville-Area Detention Center

32 Teens Escape From Nashville-Area Detention CenterPolice near Nashville spent the night raking the city with dogs and helicopters in search for 32 teens who escaped from a detention center in Bordeaux, Tenn.

3 Americans Detained In North Korea Urge U.S. To Secure Their Release

3 Americans Detained In North Korea Urge U.S. To Secure Their ReleaseThree Americans who have been detained in North Korea appealed today to the U.S. to send a senior representative to secure their release.

Michael Sam, First Openly Gay NFL Draft, Is Dropped By Rams

Michael Sam, First Openly Gay NFL Draft, Is Dropped By RamsMichael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted to an NFL team, has been released by the St. Louis Rams, the team has announced.

Hong Kong Activists Protest China’s Control Of Leadership Vote

Hong Kong Activists Protest China’s Control Of Leadership VotePro-democracy activists have taken to the streets in Hong Kong to protest China's rejection of pleas that the territory hold an open election for its next chief executive three years from now.

Judge Blocks Enforcement Of Louisiana’s Abortion Law

Judge Blocks Enforcement Of Louisiana’s Abortion LawLouisiana's new abortion law requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges to a nearby hospital.

Ahead Of New Talks, Russian Minister Calls For Ukraine Cease-Fire

Ahead Of New Talks, Russian Minister Calls For Ukraine Cease-FireRussian and Ukrainian officials are meeting today in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, with Russia-backed separatists and international monitors to discuss a proposed cease-fire to stop the fighting in Ukraine.

Scientists Study How We Evolved To Stand On Our Own Two Fins

Scientists Study How We Evolved To Stand On Our Own Two FinsScientists examining an unusual African fish that can walk and breathe air think they've learned a thing or two about how our distant ancestors made the leap from the oceans to terra firma some 400 million years ago.

U.N.: Syrian Refugee Crisis Is ‘Biggest Humanitarian Emergency Of Our Era’

U.N.: Syrian Refugee Crisis Is ‘Biggest Humanitarian Emergency Of Our Era’The Syrian civil war has sparked "the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era." That's according to António Guterres, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
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