Whoever wins the US presidency on Nov. 8 will be tasked with managing America's increasingly tense relationship with Russia. And that means managing the future of a decades-long and complicated nuclear relationship with Russia — and with the world.
The tiny Baltic nation of Estonia is afraid of Vladimir Putin's Russia. So it's stepping up its military preparations, which focus on preparing the people for guerrilla war. And it's trying to make it fun.
A new exhibition opened on Friday in Plymouth, Massachusetts, telling the story of how Europeans raided the area for slaves long before the Pilgrims arrived. The exhibit was made by a Native American crew, giving them the chance to tell their peoples' story.
An attack by three suicide bombers at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport killed dozens of people and injured hundreds more. The Turkish prime minister said early signs point to ISIS, but no group has so far claimed responsibility.
"I’m probably too old to draw fast anyway," says a University of Texas economist who has taught at the Austin campus since 1993. The threat of a student pulling a gun on you for a controversial thought "makes it a less desirable place for learning."
Gal and Rawan met as teens in the United States. War has since tested their bonds several times since the two women returned to Jerusalem, but their friendship has remained intact despite tensions between their peoples.
During the past 12 months, more than 260 people have been killed in terrorist attacks by ISIS or Kurdish militants. Ömer Taşpınar, a Turkey expert at the Brookings Institution, explains the country's dual conflicts.
Nahida Ahmed Rashid began her military career years ago, fighting for the Kurdish separatist cause. Now she's the highest-ranking woman in the Kurdish peshmerga and squaring off with her troops against Islamic militants who've taken northern Iraq by storm.