President Obama made a major speech to try sell the nuclear deal with Iran on Wednesday. He was speaking at American University, where President Kennedy famously sold his idea of talking to the Soviets on nuclear issues back in 1963.
Iranian hardliners have long chanted 'death to America' at Friday prayers and government-sponsored rallies. But Iranian journalist and author Nazila Fathi says that her generation doesn't identify with the chant.
In India, an anti-porn crusader petitioned to make porn illegal — according to him, it's worse than Hitler, AIDS, cancer, and a nuclear holocaust. The government answered his call, blocking access to 857 porn sites, and immediately faced mockery.
If you've ever heard someone scream — and who hasn't — you know just how unsettling it can be. Even if it's not someone you know. So why does the brain have such a physical reaction to this specific sound.
It's 70 years this week since the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. It killed about 70,000 people instantly. Tens of thousands more died of radiation sickness. We'll be spending some time this week considering how the attack is remembered. Who tells the story of Hiroshima? And who listens?
Vladimir Putin's press secretary just got married in the Russian resort, Sochi. And some opposition activists noticed one of the wedding photos showed him wearing a very expensive watch, estimated at more than $600,000. And it's not the first time that a Russian authority has gotten into some trouble for an expensive timepiece.
Amsterdam is well-known as a cyclists' paradise; in fact, there are around 2 million bikes in the city. But that many bikes can clog up the streets and sidewalks. So the city has an entire department dedicated to removing this bike clutter, and storing the removed bikes outside town.