New Yorkers will begin 2015 with their governor under a cloud of investigation, the most powerful member of the state legislature being probed for his extra cash, and a congressman resigning for tax evasion.
The bid sought to end the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories and create a state by 2017.
Celebrities, activists, and even Bill Nye the Science Guy are calling out the Canadian government for being in the pocket of the oil industry.
For two years, small-town business owner Clay Logan has been fighting animal rights activists to preserve a traditional beloved by locals and out-of-towners alike.
Legalization advocates are pinning their hopes to a new bill that would decriminalize marijuana in the Lone Star State.
This is likely to prove counter-productive—vindictive enough to anger Alexei Navalny, but not enough to silence him.
While a werewolf Bar Mitzvah might be a joke on 30 Rock, it's also apparently a real thing that just happened in South America.
While the new cases are now confined to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the epidemic is far from over; 1,500 more people have been diagnosed in the past 21 days.
Authorities are "95 percent" sure they've found the crash site of QZ5801 after spotting debris, the silhouette of a plane on the sea floor, and dozens of bodies.
This year activists have worked to reclaim the first land handed back to indigenous Australians and form an Aboriginal-controlled body to represent all indigenous nations.
Asian erotic massage parlors are mushrooming across Middle America, helped along by a thriving online community of men with disposable cash and an hour to spare.
Over $350 million worth of the government's property went MIA in 2014—including 11,000 cases of lost or stolen weapons and accessories valued at over $50,000—and much of it will never be recovered.
Some people believe breast milk has healing properties, but authorities in China say that milk providers were also working as prostitutes.
You don't often see major powers bartering food staples for weapons systems, but the recent move by Vladimir Putin is actually a savvy bit of strategic thinking.
A court in Argentina has ruled that non-human persons can't be kept in cages. Will America follow suit?
Officials concede that hope is fading for the 162 passengers and crew aboard the jet that disappeared over the Java Sea early Sunday.
Some of the more notable SWAT raids of the past decade have been precipitated by anonymous informants. Most of the time, their credibility is something known only to police—assuming they exist in the first place.
Polls suggest most Americans believe states should drug test individuals who benefit from government programs, and politicians are following their lead. But does it make any sense?
No matter how prosperous Somaliland might become, it's doubtful that any of that good fortune will trickle down to Hargeisa's homeless children—young outcasts living on their own who are at best ignored and at worst abused and treated like vermin.
The plane — and all 279 passengers and crew on board — still has not been located.
Muslim immigrants and migrant workers are being targeted by separatists forces in the northeast of India. The violence is escalating, but the problem has been around for decades.
A 2011 manual that instructs operatives on how to get through security screenings without blowing their cover was released by Wikileaks this week.
After cyber security experts, critics, and President Obama called Sony's decision to cancel its release of The Interview a bad idea, Sony has backpedaled on the call. Now indie film houses have jumped on the opportunity to run the flick.
The police have killed a black teenager in Berkeley, Missouri, sparking immediate protests and threatening to reignite long-running unrest over the killing of Michael Brown just a few miles away.