US mayors pledged Monday to make their communities more resilient to increasingly severe floods, droughts, extreme storms and wildfires.
Edward Snowden, the US intelligence worker who ignited a firestorm by disclosing the extent of secret surveillance programs, has vowed the US government won’t be able to suppress the revelations by silencing him.
Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor turned whistleblower, has obtained a wider range of materials about US government surveillance than had been known, including one document detailing how American and British intelligence eavesdropped on world leaders at a conference in London in 2009.
As Iranians responded to the victory of the cleric Hassan Rouhani in the presidential race at the weekend by erupting into street parties not seen in years, it almost seemed as if some sort of reformist revolution could be under way.
British police have confirmed they are looking into pictures that show celebrity chef Nigella Lawson being physically restrained by her husband, Charles Saatchi.
China has ordered nationwide inspections of preserved egg production plants after media reports that toxic chemicals are being used as additives, the latest in a series of food scandals that have plagued the country.
The Turkish authorities have widened their crackdown on anti-government protests, taking aim not just at demonstrators, but also at those who treat their injuries, business owners who shelter them and foreign news media.
Lorraine Tosiello, a 58-year-old doctor from Bradley Beach, New Jersey, finds the process of dying endlessly puzzling.
A diamond-encrusted Super Bowl ring has sparked a minor international controversy, with claims that a light-fingered Vladimir Putin stole the ring from New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft in 2005.
A huge explosion shook the Mezze military airport on the western edge of Damascus on Sunday, and ambulances were seen heading to the compound, a major base for President Bashar al-Assad's elite forces, activists said.
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