In what could be a major escalation of the violence in Syria, government forces have taken to the air to try and roll back a rebel advance into the country's commercial hub, Aleppo. It's the first time fighter jet attacks have been reported.
Syria spiraled further out of control over the weekend, with increased fighting in and around the country's two main cities and the government for the first time admitting that it has chemical weapons. Amidst all that, children are paying a heavy price.
A small group of Algerians who fought on the French side of Algeria's war of independence suffered widespread discrimination after the French military abandoned the country. Those who escaped to France didn't fair much better. Fifty years later, they're still waiting for an apology.
The violence in Syria has destroyed thousands of lives since it began more than a year ago. As the international community struggles to find a solution for the ongoing conflict, the situation on the ground deteriorates.
A former CIA operative is appealing her conviction in absentia in Italian court for the role she played -- or didn't play, she says -- in the extraordinary rendition of Abu Omar from Italy to Egypt, where he says he was tortured.
Brig. Gen. Manaf Tiass became the highest-ranking military official to defect from Syria when news spread that he was on his way to Paris Friday. Is his departure a sign of what's to come as President Bashar Assad continues his violent crackdown on dissent?
Syria is increasingly wracked by violence. Government forces are using increasingly powerful weapons against rebels who are getting their own more powerful weapons. United Nations officials say the country has descended into full-fledged civil war.
Lebanon has become home to thousands of Syrian refugees, trying to flee the ongoing violence in the Middle Eastern country. Now, at least in one area of Lebanon, tensions are breaking into the open, with Syrians and Lebanese kidnapping one another over the weekend.
A group of western nations, including the United States, kicked the Syrian ambassadors out of their countries as punishment for the massacre -- executions, really -- of more than 100 people in Houla over the weekend. Many of the dead were women and children.
Memorial Day is a good time to remember not only the veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, but also to remember other veterans. Russ Davis is one of those veterans who came back home, and is now training to become a counselor for other veterans.