A senior military commander of Libya's rebel forces, Abdel-Fattah Younis, was killed Thursday just before arriving for questioning by rebel authorities. Uncertainty surrounds the circumstances of his death.
Warren Jeffs' trial began with him firing his defense lawyers and announcing he would represent himself. Jeffs has been playing musical chairs with his lawyers for months now hiring and firing them, then asking the court for more time so his...
The way the Food and Drug Administration evaluates a big swath of medical devices before they are offered for sale is flawed according to a report just released by the independent Institute of Medicine. The expert panel recommends scrapping the...
Republican leaders failed to find enough votes to bring the House speaker's debt-ceiling measure to a vote but planned to try again today. They are under tremendous pressure to pass something, otherwise the Democratic-led Senate could pass a...
Part four of Foreign Policy's five photo-series depicting the lives of U.S. Marines in Helmand province in 2010 and 2011 with photos by Tivadar Domaniczky.
The addition to the House speaker's budget bill is likely to cement Democratic opposition further, but may provide Boehner enough Republican support to try for a vote today.
The crew piloting the Airbus 330 over the Atlantic did not appear to know that the plane was in a stall despite repeated warning signals, according to the report by France's aviation investigation agency.
Less-developed regions of the world will be responsible for nearly all the global population growth for the next four decades, while the richer nations' population growth looks to beflat.
Host Michel Martin discusses the debt talks with Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.), chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus. Cleaver describes the current atmosphere in Congress and notes that some freshmen members believe the current debt situation...
Nokia suffered big losses after it announced in February that its smartphones would run a Windows OS. Now Apple holds almost 19 percent of the market.