The principal of a high school, which lost 244 students and 10 teachers in the deadly Sewol ferry disaster in April, has been removed from his post, according to the local education office. "I cannot detailed
Leader of the 2006 surge says that if the US or Britain are to intervene in Iraq, it must be as more than an 'airforce for militias' Western intervention in the Iraq crisis would have to be a "fight for
This post was updated at 9:40 p.m. ET to reflect the Obama administration's pressure on the Iraqi government. A week ago, it would have been difficult to find anyone in the U.S. arguing for renewed U.S.
After a seven-week lapse in U.S. executions, two inmates were put to death by lethal injection within two hours of each other. A Georgia man who raped and murdered a 15-year-old girl was executed Tuesday
The capture of Ahmed Abu Khatallah could be compared to a large group of trappers quietly snaring rare and dangerous prey. For days, Army Delta Force commandos, the FBI and U.S. intelligence agencies in
BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iraq has asked the United States for air support in countering Sunni rebels, the top U.S. general said on Wednesday, after the militants seized major cities in a lightning
From Haiti to the Central African Republic, Jean-Pierre Taschereau works on the bleeding edge of crises around the world. When Jean-Pierre Taschereau was in high school, torrential floods gutted his hometown
The Dragon V2 Capsule can carry humans, dock with the ISS, and land on its own. Last night, SpaceX unveiled the Dragon V2 capsule, destined to eventually carry astronauts to the International Space Station.
I mean, it’s just too hard to send actual humans, right? It’s difficult to send people far into space. Why not send bacteria instead? That’s the simple foundation behind one decidedly out-there idea for
Members of a northeast Georgia SWAT team are "devastated" after a drug raid in which a flash-bang grenade landed in a 1-year-old's playpen, seriously injuring the child, the Habersham County sheriff said
WASHINGTON -- President Obama said Friday that White House press secretary Jay Carney will be stepping down from his job and be replaced by deputy Josh Earnest. "It's been an amazing experience," Carney
Russia has begun pulling most of its roughly 40,000 troops away from its border with Ukraine, a move that U.S. and NATO officials called encouraging. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the movement of