Palestinians and Israeli settlers have been at odds for years. Decades, really. That's not news. But in the ongoing struggle between the two sides, there's a new development that seems to be a step change. When Palestinians discover settlers misbehaving, rather than taking matters into their own hands, they're activating a sort of neighborhood watch.
President Barack Obama has said repeatedly that the secession of Crimea from Ukraine is a violation of international law. But doesn't Crimea have the right to determine its own fate? An international lawyer says the problem came with Russia's military intervention.
The Marvel superhero movies have been, mostly, big hits. But they've always focused on a male hero, despite numerous popular heroines. Even recent highly-successful adventure movies with leading ladies haven't convinced studio executives to bet on female superhero movies.
When the Nazis wiped out Jewish life and culture during World War II, it was hard to imagine it would ever come back in Poland. But it is starting to return. Though it's not Jewish people who are leading the way.
Can you name the river that rises in a US state at the western edge of the Great Plains and travels 1,400 miles, passes through five US states and Mexico, and is being celebrated for an agreement between the two countries that includes environmental benefits for the first time ever?
Russia's standoff with Ukraine over Crimea seems to have stabilized for the moment. But tensions remain high, and not just in Ukraine. Many in Eastern Europe see parallels between the current situation and the days leading up to World War II.
When Army veteran Ron Capps first exhibited symptoms of post traumatic stress he was unsure about what to do and where to turn. We take a look at his journey to get help and talk and speak with a military psychiatrist about the path to diagnosis and treatment of PTSD.
The Bradley Timepiece was designed to offer blind people a new way to tell the time. But it's popular with the general public as well. Afghanistan war veteran and the man the watch was named after, Bradley Snyder, explains what makes the watch so popular with both the sighted and the visually impaired.
All is not lost. That's the uplifting message from the third installment of an important UN report on climate change. It says the cost of keeping global warming in check is relatively modest, if we move quickly.
How do you let drone pilots dropping bombs by remote control know the consequences of their actions? Some Afghan artists are using a giant photo. And a journalist now claims the US didn't attack Syria's government after evidence of chemical warfare emerged because it may not have been Assad's fault. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.
UN peacekeepers are often criticized for failing to act in the face of conflict. But 20 years ago this month, while the Rwandan genocide raged, one Senegalese UN peacekeeper was running daring missions that saved an estimated 600 people. The BBC's Mark Doyle tells the story of Capt. Mbaye Diagne.
The Dutch have the oldest and largest Obama fan club in Europe, according to an analyst there. The reason? He stands for diversity and cooperation with Europe —and the Dutch get his problems with the Tea Party.
On Saturday Afghans will vote in the third election since the Taliban's fall. And, it will be the first presidential race there without Hamid Karzai on the ballot. With 11 candidates running, the race appears wide open.