Two gunmen killed more than 20 people in Tunisia on Wednesday, shocking the country that many people have called the Arab Spring's only meaningful success story. And while most of the dead were tourists, a Tunisian journalist says locals are feeling the deaths strongly.
The "lost" city of Atlantis has never truly been verified, but its existence persists in the minds of some, including author Mark Adams. But Adams points to new information he says makes it more likely at least part of the story is true.
No one expected the Yagisawa Shoten soy sauce company to come back after the 2011 tsunami, in which its inventory was washed away by 55-foot-high waves. But a good deed led to a discovery — and the soy sauce's return.
Ahmed al-Jumaili had only been in Dallas for less than three weeks when he was shot and killed. But members of the Muslim community in north Texas say hostility and hate crimes are nothing new, and have been on the rise in recent years.
Six women programmed ENIAC for the United States Army during World War II, but when the computer was presented to the public, they weren't even thanked or named. Now a lawyer and filmmaker is trying to set the historical record straight and help rediscover all of science's forgotten female pioneers.
Some activists who took part in environmental protests against the Keystone XL pipeline and other projects have attracted the attention of the FBI. They and their lawyers say the government is simply following a decades-old playbook of intimidation.
Danny Schechter "the News Dissector" made a long career of mixing journalism with outrage and activism. For The World's environment editor Peter Thomson, he was the inspritation —and springboard — for a life in public radio.
In the US, here’s been an outcry against the passing of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana. But while some citizens are stunned, a foreign correspondent says it's even harder for someone trying to explain it to people outside the United States.
Lee Kuan Yew will be remembered as the man who turned Singapore into a global economic power. But the long-ruling prime minister and founding father of Singapore didn't do so without clamping down on some of his people's rights.
Americans aren't the only ones who love the Netflix series 'House of Cards.' Data show that China is downloading the show more than any other country — but do viewers know it's just a show and not actually how the US government operates?
We've been told for years that eating eggs is bad for our hearts and should be avoided. But new government guidelines says that was probably not right. The real problem is sugar — and refined and processed fats.
On the fourth anniversary of the tsunami and nuclear disaster, a museum displays photographers who not only recorded the event's physical effects but interpreted the tragedy's overarching significance.
Amidst threats from Boko Haram, thousands of Nigerians will cast their votes for president on Saturday in what is widely seen as the country's closest presidential race since the end of military rule in 1999. But that doesn't mean voters have great choices.
Prosecutors often make deals to get what they want, so it's probably telling that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friends aren't taking the stand to testify against him. The move indicates the government is feeling confident that their arguments will put Tsarnaev on Death Row without the need for deals.
The Kepler Space Telescope is on the hunt for potentially habitable planets, but even the most "Earth-like" planets can look dramatically different than our home. One of them, Kepler-438b, is a case study in just how tough finding a second Earth can be.
Brooklyn artist Sean Berthiaume is already known for the whiteboards he fills with puns and comics at the pizzeria he co-owns. Now he's also getting attention for his Instagram-based comic series that tracks his sometimes painful, sometimes hilarious attempt to quit smoking.