Laquan McDonald's death seemed like another case of a justified police shooting until a whistleblower picked up the phone. One year later, the city is reeling. On a late fall day in 2014, Craig Futterman,
BEIRUT, Lebanon — Prime Minister Saad Hariri of Lebanon said on Saturday that he had quit his post, blaming Iran for interference in Arab affairs and throwing his country, already awash with tensions regional
In 2009 the European Union, in an admirable and necessary effort to increase renewable energy and reduce carbon emissions, passed a new energy policy. This policy considered any and all biomass material
The duo lock lips in artist Mindaugas Bonanu's latest piece. Donald Trump's bromance with Vladimir Putin may have hit a rocky patch in recent months, but this street art is bringing them back together.
Faced with increasingly drug-resistant bacteria, scientists and farmers are now looking to plant extracts to keep people and animals healthy. Essential oils often evoke thoughts of scented candles and
From Tuesday evening to Wednesday morning, a mind-boggling pressure drop was recorded in Iceland: 54 millibars in just 18 hours. This triples the criteria for "bomb" cyclogenesis, which meteorologists
Environment A drought from 2006 to 2010 was among the triggers for the current uprising in Syria, according to a new study. And climate models and the observational record suggest that the drought was
Academics say demands for cuts to public spending and decentralised healthcare systems hampered ability of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea to tackle spread of disease International Monetary Fund (IMF)
A drug which boosts the brain's immune response could prevent or cure Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's could be prevented and even cured by boosting the brain's own immune response, new research suggests.
The next giant leap for mankind should be back on the moon not Mars, the astronaut Chris Hadfield has said. Famous for sporting a military moustache, tweeting spacewalk selfies and strumming David Bowie