Ridley Scott's newest movie, Exodus: Gods and Kings, hit theaters this weekend — with a smaller than expected box office draw. Is that because of a boycott campaign launched because the film's characters are starkly split along racial lines?
For years, national leaders have failed to create sustainable climate change solutions, and poorer nations and communities have borne the brunt of inaction. Now human rights issues are getting much more attention.
Modern war isn't always fought on a physical battlefield, and the US Army is making new moves to try and keep hackers and cyber attacks away from its computers. Yet some of these vital battles are being fought by young men and women who are new to the field themselves.
An investigation by the British Channel 4 News reveals the identity of the man behind one of the most prolific ISIS Twitter accounts. The man, known only as Mehdi, is a businessman living in Bangalore, India.
British airspace was shut down this afternoon for several hours after a "computer glitch" halted flights to several airports. That included Heathrow, one of Europe's busiest hubs — and the ripple effect was felt by flyers around the globe.
The CIA's recently-released torture report has sparked a national conversation about the perceived horrors of torture — as well as its potential merits. But how do Americans who have served on the front lines feel about torture tactics? We asked veterans to weigh in.
"Taylor" trained as a drone sensor operator for six months, learning how to blow up things — and people — across the world with million-dollar equipment. But even though she got to go home every night, a decade of long-distance war has still taken its toll.
Catch a tiger by the tail — and then pop him in a crate and fly him 7,000 miles. Animal lover David Barnes raised nearly $20,000 to relocate a tiger named Phevos from a bankrupt Greek zoo to a new home at an animal sanctuary in California.
China is the world's largest tobacco market and, as expected, lung cancer rates are climbing. China's starting to look for ways to roll that back — but it will be hard because of how deeply connected China's national tobacco company is.
To most people, eliminating snacks between meals seems like a logical way to reduce calorie intake and perhaps lose weight. But new research suggests the amount of calories you eat may not be as important as when you eat them.
It's no coincidence that ISIS prisoners are kept in bright orange jumpsuits. The terrorist group took the idea from the US, who places Guantanamo Bay prisoners in the same garb — and that's not the only way terrorists have been able to crib from American actions.
Is the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's report the start of real change at the CIA? Some people believe the airing of gruesome details will force the agency to be more accountable to Congress.
The US Agency for International Development does development and aid work around the world, but it's also sometimes accused of carrying out clandestine programs for the government. A new AP report says its latest effort was an attempt to topple the Castros with hip-hop.
Public concern about the spread of Ebola in Liberia seems to be waning, even though about 10 new cases continue to be reported in the capital Monrovia every day. Now the possibility of Senate elections there next week has health officials especially worried.
It's no surprise that Twitter is changing the way we communicate with each other — but it's also changing the way we communicate with our government. Meet Arturo Sarukhan, a former ambassador from Mexico and a pioneer in the world of digital diplomacy.