Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and Roman Catholic Pope Francis met in the Western Hemisphere's least religious country, the first meeting since the 1000-year-old divorce between their two Christian sects. Here's how the Middle East brought them to the Caribbean.
Part of the US' strategy to fight ISIS has been to arm Kurdish opposition forces, including the dominant group PYD. It has close ties to the PKK, the Kurdish Workers Party, which Turkey considers a terrorist organization.
If they were, would the presidential candidates be making a different impact on minority voters? This political reporter says they might be more relatable if they weren't both white males, despite being Hispanic.
The Obama administration says its plan to require big cuts in climate pollution from power plants is on firm legal ground. But an unexpected procedural ruling by the Supreme Court suggests a key swing justice could cast a vote to scuttle it.
At least 40 seemingly healthy howler monkeys have died in recent months — and scientists are worried it may be a sign they're suffering from one of the new diseases racing across the Americas, like Zika or chikungunya.