Throughout Syria's war, President Bashar al-Assad has managed to stay in power through "ruthless desire to rule and perpetuate the reign of this family," says Sam Dagher, foreign correspondent and author of a new book on the Assad family.
A bill passed the lower house of France's parliament that would open up reproductive technologies to single women and same-sex couples.
American diplomats are too often inexperienced political appointees — an issue for both Republican and Democratic administrations, former US Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul tells The World.
Counterterrorism officials agree that Trump’s withdrawal from Syria has increased the risk of ISIS attacks inside the US. The question is how soon they could happen.
Musicians from Iron Maiden, Scorpions, Def Leppard and the Brazilian band Angra got spider species named after them.
Distillers — and consumers — are worried about the impact of a 25% tariff on exports of Scottish whisky to the US.
Immigrants, who comprise the majority of agriculture industry workers in the US, are turning to training and education to make sure they’re not left behind by automation.
ISIS watchers say the pullout of American troops from northeast Syria is a gift to the group.