US Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Geneva over the weekend when a deal over Iran's nuclear program seemed imminent. But the negotiations came up short, leaving ordinary Iranians still struggling under international sanctions.
Iranians were celebrating Monday after their leaders reached a deal to temporarily relax some of the crippling sanctions facing the country in exchange for restrictions on their nuclear program. It's a temporary deal that expires in six months if there's no further progress.
A team of scientists from California is touring European natural history museums to photograph ant collections. The images are being posted to a free website so anyone can study. Ari Daniel Shapiro of our partner program NOVA reports from London.
Iran and the US are both crowing about the agreement the two sides reached over the weekend. But major US allies are unsure of what to make of it and fear the US approach to the Middle East is changing dramatically, perhaps for the worse.
As American and North Korean officials try to return to nuclear disarmament talks, South Korean officials are using online video and entertainment to try to convince their young people reunification with North Korea is important.
Afghanistan and Pakistan have occupied central roles in American foreign policy for the last decade — and some role long before that. But their influence may well wane if relations between the US and Iran continue to improve.