House Speaker John Boehner is picking up where Mitt Romney left off — Boehner is echoing Romney’s infamous claim that 47 percent of Americans are “takers.” Boehner laments unemployed "just sit around," opting instead for benefits in lieu of work.
Blamed by some for prompting the rise of the Islamic State insurgency, Turkey has finally taken steps to tighten its borders with Iraq and Syria but is still disappointing the West over its low-key role in the anti-IS fight.
Perched up an Albanian mountain, the mediaeval church of St Nicolas was rebuilt from a crumbling ruin with help from local Muslims after the fall of communism, a symbol of the religious tolerance Pope Francis will be celebrating here on Sunday.
Rival candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani were said to be close to a power-sharing agreement back on Tuesday Sept. 16 but talks stalled in part because the two could not agree when the results of final vote audit should be released.
As of Friday night, the King wildfire in Northern California had burned 76,376 acres. Officials with CalFire and the U.S. Forestry Service say the massive fire, one of nine in the state, is only 10 percent contained.
Sierra Leone began the second day of a 72-hour nationwide shutdown aimed at containing the spread of the deadly Ebola virus on Saturday amid criticism that the action was a poorly planned publicity stunt.
Defying strongman Vladimir Putin from his self-imposed exile, ex-tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky on Saturday launched an ambitious movement to unite pro-European Russians in a bid to challenge the Kremlin's grip on power.
The guitarist and occasional lead vocalist for one of Britain's best loved bands discusses their extensive touring plans, the joys of playing smaller venues and country music's long-standing relationship with reggae.
Alice Gross is a bright and confident 14-year-old girl who was last seen on the Grand Union Canal towpath on August 28. Her mobile phone has gone missing and the Met Police have launched a massive search operation.
Being examined by an MRI machine tends to be scary for everyone, but particularly so for children. A hospital in Barcelona has come up with a high-tech and novel solution by turning the MRI room into a space wonderland.
Manny Pacquiao could find it a bit difficult to score a win over Chris Algieri on Nov. 22 in Macau China as the match won't be as easy as his fight against the towering Antonio Margarito in 2010, when he bagged his historic eighth division world title.
On September 24th Chicago’s LATITUDE gallery space will host a Winkelman-Milling Projects show called Who’s HUMP? The latest in a series of WMP shows that spotlight art and artists exploring boundaries in the windy city and beyond.