Today, as Iraqi forces backed by an international coalition inch forward in their fight to recover Mosul from the ISIS group, historians are looking at how to save, repair or retrieve precious heritage after the jihadists' three-year reign.
Presidents Day relieves the holiday drought in the abbreviated month of February, and it helps to remind us of the partial roots of Black History Month, a once cursory look at African American history that is now seen as a crucial window for understanding all of this nation’s history.
Walk up and down Commonwealth Avenue on the Boston University campus, and it's easy to see and hear the presence of international students. The largest percentage of foreign students — here and nationwide — come from China. So when President Donald Trump sounds off, college administrators get anxious.
Japan and India signed a controversial civil nuclear deal on Friday that will allow Japanese companies to export atomic technology to the Asian giant as the two countries deepen economic and security ties.
President-elect Donald Trump has promised to dismantle DACA — a federal program that offers temporary reprieve to undocumented immigrants brought to the US as minors. We spoke to DACA recipients about how they see their future under a Trump administration.
For weeks, members of the Standing Rock Sioux have gathered in Cannonball, North Dakota, standing against the Dakota Access pipeline. The government has now halted construction pending reassessment of the project.
Throughout his campaign, President Donald Trump made big promises about cracking down on immigrants, and building a wall between the US and Mexico. As he prepares to announce his plans, many are sending as much money as they can back home.
Richard Nixon has long been suspected of trying to sabotage peace talks in 1968 aimed at ending the Vietnam War. New evidence suggests candidate Nixon indeed pulled strings to persuade the government of South Vietnam to boycott the talks.
Artist Edel Rodriguez equates Trump to a terrorist on last week's cover of Der Spiegel magazine. Rodriguez says he felt compelled to draw the cover because of his experience coming to the US as a refugee from Cuba in the 1980s.