David Greene revisits his 2011 trip to Libya and the period following the fall of Moammar Ghaddafi, to try to understand how the revolution unexpectedly gave way to the Islamic State's incursion.
In Nigeria, the Islamist group Boko Haram has turned to using young female suicide bombers. Mausi Segun, of Human Rights Watch, discusses why the extremist group is using these young girls.
Israel tightened security around neighborhoods in east Jerusalem after a series of deadly attacks. At least nine Israelis and more than 40 Palestinians have been killed in the past five weeks.
Last year, public health officials were taken by surprise when new strains of the flu virus appeared. Not so this year and they advise everyone six months or older to get vaccinated against the flu.
The number of charter schools that are suing the Baltimore City Public Schools is increasing and some parents need to make a choice between two big options: district vs. charter.
Have you ever felt bad about something, and wanted to get it off your chest? That's how our correspondent Philip Reeves feels right now — which is why he sent this essay from Pakistan.
The U.S. accepted just 2,000 Syrian refugees this year; next year it will accept 10,000. For those who are already here, especially if they are older, it can be difficult to adjust to their new home.
Yellow cab passengers have had enough. They are tired of the blaring ads and no way to turn them off. Finally, New York City is dumping Taxi TV.
Conservationists want a large swath of ocean off of Cape Cod to be declared a national monument. Fishing groups oppose the plan, which would make Cashes Ledge and other fishing areas off limits.
Across the country, school districts are struggling to find new teachers. One rural town in Colorado is reaching outside the 50 states.