The last czar was nicknamed "Bloody Nicholas" after his soldiers fired on peaceful protesters in 1905. But the Russian Orthodox Church made Nicholas II a saint seven years ago, and has funded and consecrated many monuments to him.
Saad Hariri, who became prime minister for the second time less than a year ago in a government of national unity, cited the dominance of Lebanon by Iran and its ally Hezbollah and threats to his life as being behind his decision to resign.
Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince accused Iran on Tuesday of "direct military aggression" through Yemen's Houthi rebels, ratcheting up regional tensions as the kingdom reels from a sweeping royal purge.
Some Democrats feel betrayed by Brazile’s insider account of the election debacle, and some top Clinton staffers wrote an open letter responding to Brazile, saying they are “shocked” to read some of the claims she’s leveled against Hillary Clinton and her campaign.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman presided over a royal purge of potential rivals this past weekend. But as he accrues more power for himself, observers wonder whether Saudi Arabia's conservative establishment is ready for this amount of change, this quickly.
Eastport, Maine, used to be the sardine capital of America. When the industry dried up, the town did, too. But the city still has a big asset: the deepest natural harbor in the continental United States.
Donald Trump is visiting Saudi Arabia this week. It's his first international trip as president — and many think it's what motivated a sudden announcement by the Saudi king that male guardianship laws restricting women will be reviewed.
President Donald Trump announced the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy legislation on Wednesday, saying it "would represent the most significant reform to our immigration system in half a century."