China is cracking down on human rights lawyers. Dozens of them have been detained by authorities in recent days, and exiled lawyer Teng Biao says it’s part of a wider offensive against Chinese civil society.
A sophisticated cluster bomb used by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen is manufactured in the United States. Human rights organizations — and several members of Congress — are raising new questions about the weapon's use.
Shabani is tall, dark, handsome ... and a gorilla. While becoming a sensation in Japan, he's also touched off debates about his hotness, girls love for him — and about Japan's frequent labeling as "weird" by outsiders.
Many veterans have called for increased vigilance after four Marines were shot and killed in Chattanooga. Another said this was a good time for the nation to pull together, including befriending Muslim Americans.
Each year, the people of Feltwell in England celebrate the Fourth of July. The celebrations are put on by the US Air Force base that's there. This year, however, the celebrations have been cancelled due to "threat assessments."
This West Point graduate and former US Army helicopter pilot did some soul searching and discovered that he's a Muslim. These days, 50-year-old Austin, Texas attorney Ian Benouis goes out of his way to speak up for Islam.
A plane powered only by 17,000 solar panels completed a five-day flight from Japan to Hawaii early this morning. Will it inspire a fleet of solar-powered planes? Not right away, but one airline is moving into biofuels.
Paulien Bakker has been reporting from Iraq since 2008. For her, it’s the real stories of Iraqis that count. Stories about people like Khduer Hawakeen who weighed 538 pounds and after watching the American TV show “The Biggest Loser” became determined to lose weight.
This week Obama is going to meet with some very important leaders. We want you to find the city that is the buzzing hub of economic, social and political activities of its continent. Our map quiz will tell the world how good you are in locating Addis Ababa.