Passengers donated headscarves to help prevent non-Muslims being targeted after al-Shabaab militants stormed a packed vehicle Muslims helped dress non-Muslim passengers in Islamic garb to prevent extremists
Health news Plague’s been infecting people for thousands of years longer than any previous record shows — but it may not have always looked like the Black Death of medieval times or even earlier plagues,
Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful. This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.
It’s like something from a bad movie: eager to learn the details of the bad guy’s dastardly plot, the good guys hack his phone armed with little more than knowledge of his phone number. No physical access
Landmark papal encyclical mobilises world's 1.2 billion Catholics in battle against climate change Pope Francis blamed the rich and powerful for placing the planet in danger “unprecedented in the history
At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients. It was 9 o’clock in
During the upheaval of last year's war between Hamas and Israel, at least 23 Gazans were deliberately killed by their fellow Palestinians, according to a report out this week from Amnesty International.
We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing. In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical
Fight for the Future provides code to block access from congressional IP addresses amid debate to re-authorize Patriot Act or pass USA Freedom Act More than 10,000 websites blocked users from computers
New research shows that artificial intelligence can use trial and error to finish a job even when a robot's body is damaged. It almost looks like a wounded animal. There’s that little hop in its gait,
(CNN) — At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken
Design-minded scientists are harnessing the power of bacteria to move toward healthier buildings. We know that buildings can make us sick. Take, for example, cases of lead poisoning, mold exposure, or
Millennials may have popularized hookup culture and the notion of "friends with benefits," but social scientists have made a surprising discovery about the sex lives of these young adults — they're less
Sarah Morehead: Yes. It was a long journey. Twelve years ago, I separated from my Promise Keeper husband. He had been violent toward me, but when he turned that on our kids, it was over for me. I found
On Wednesday, Pope Francis spoke about women’s equality in St Peter’s Square, calling the wage gap between men and women a “pure scandal” and calling for “radical equality between men and women” (at least,
The long-term effects of being bullied by other kids are worse than being abused by an adult, new research shows. Among a large group of children in England, those who were bullied were 60% more likely