Troubling news of kidnapping, rape, torture, and murder is flooding out of Iran.
Bad news, American Idol fans: This year, it’s Paula Abdul who won’t be getting the chance to go to Hollywood. During the same prime-time Tuesday time slot so familiar to the show’s millions of fans, the high-drama American Idol judge updated her personal Twitter page with news that she was leaving the popular reality show.
Despite some high-profile bombings in recent days, Iraq’s security forces are ready to take over for U.S. forces this week to stabilize the nation’s major cities, the U.S
Man-made climate change threatens to stress water resources, challenge crops and livestock, raise sea levels and adversely affect human health, according to a report released by the Obama administration on Tuesday.
The Pakistani army rescued a group of 80 students and school staff Tuesday, a day after Taliban fighters abducted the group, military representatives said. The army rescued the group, which included 71 students, near Razmak in Pakistan’s tribal region
The Pakistani military said Wednesday it hopes to clear Taliban militants from Mingora, a major Swat Valley city, in the next two to three days. “Security forces have made considerable progress in Mingora town,” the military said in its daily war roundup, making reference to the largest city in the Swat Valley. “House to house search is in progress in most of the areas.” The military said Saturday its push to clear militants from Mingora is the “most important phase” of its offensive against the Taliban.
Pakistani security forces battling Taliban militants in the volatile Swat Valley killed between 45 and 55 of the fighters over the last 24 hours, the military said Saturday. An unknown number of civilian casualties also occurred as Pakistan’s military continues its offensive against Taliban militants in the country’s North West Frontier Province. The fighting is taking its toll across the province, where the U.N
A small military plane on a training flight in heavy fog crashed Thursday into a populated area of Quito, the capital city of Ecuador. On Monday, two Russian Ilyushin IL-38 maritime patrol aircraft, known as “Mays,” overflew the U.S. aircraft carrier Stennis while it was in international waters in the Sea of Japan
Investors have deserted GE’s stock over the last week like draft dodgers fleeing to Canada. The firm’s shares fell more than 20% over the five trading days, and now sit near a multi-year low of just below $9, 25% of its 52-week high
Pedro Pablo slowly folds up his American flag blanket and stuffs it in his duffel bag. With it goes his American dream. “I left my family and lost four years with them.