Turkey’s foreign minister says his country won’t unilaterally intervene in Syria to protect Kurds against the self-declared Islamic State.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is warning that Syrian border town of Kobani is on the verge of being captured by the self-declared Islamic State.
Freelance journalist Ashoka Mukpo, who contracted Ebola in Liberia, arrived at the University of Nebraska Medical Center today, becoming the second patient with the deadly disease to be treated there.
At least 120 people in the Gaza Strip have been killed in Israeli airstrikes as both sides exchange fire across the tense border. NPR’s Ari Shapiro reports that Israeli tanks and reserve troops are poised for a possible ground invasion.
Death row inmates in two states are taking legal action to stop states from using the kind of multi-drug protocol that resulted in botched executions in Oklahoma and Ohio.
The Supreme Court has ruled that Hobby Lobby and other family owned and closely held for-profit companies can opt out of the Affordable Care Act’s provisions for no-cost prescription contraception in most health insurance plans.
A man whose pregnant wife was stoned to death by angry relatives in Pakistan earlier this week has admitted that he killed his first wife so he could remarry.
Google gave us an update on its driverless car project Tuesday, posting video and images of people trying out its self-driving car.
Looking back at as much as a century’s worth of records researchers found that while the performance of racing horses and greyhounds has stagnated for decades, humans have continued to improve.
“The effects of climate change are already occurring on all continents and across the oceans,” and the world is mostly “ill-prepared” for the risks that the sweeping changes present, a new report from the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change concludes.