British rider Chris Froome of Team Sky is once again dominating the Tour de France — but not without controversy. Some fans are accusing Froome of doping, both his body and his bike. One fan even threw a cup of urine at him.
Sandra Bland's death has been ruled a suicide, but how she wound up in jail in the first place raises questions about race and law enforcement — questions that have been simmering for over a year since Ferguson and other confrontations between White police and Black Americans.
The Afghan government says the leader of the Taliban is dead. One-eyed Mullah Mohammed Omar led the Taliban for more than 20 years through victory and defeat. Renowned Afghan author Qais Akbar Omar shares his reflections on Mullah Omar and life under the Taliban.
Researchers in Australia have published a study showing that bearded dragons can change sex. It's the first time a sex reversal has been demonstrated in the wild through a reptile. And the reason for the the changing sex: warming temperatures.
The legalization of gay marriage in the US has sparked increased homophobia in Nigeria. Now fear is growing that Obama may bring up the issue during the Nigerian president's trip to the White House later this month.
Uganda sits in the center of Africa and is bordered by some of the continent’s most important game reserves. Its own animal population is relatively small, so it’s not a main target for poachers. But it is a major transit way for the illegal wildlife trade. The Ugandan government has tried to control the illegal trade crossing its borders, but it's been slow-going because a lot of the government is corrupt — including the country's wildlife agency.
A Los Alamos National Laboratory supplied critical scientific data about a gas used in America's nuclear weapons but may stay shut until year's end. Multi-billion-dollar Los Alamos contractor has told investigators it needs more money to meet basic safety expectations.