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.
Protests over the non-indictment of the New York City cop who put Eric Garner in a lethal chokehold this summer have reached Colombia, which has a storied history of discrimination against its Afro-descendant populations.
The former stripper and model's trial for murdering and dismembering a Chinese national is over, with Montreal jurors rejecting the claim that he was not mentally responsible for his crimes.
On Sunday Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan announced that the country would, in the coming weeks, hang all 500 death row prisoners convicted under the country's questionable anti-terrorism laws.
A report that the NYPD has allegedly planted guns on suspects in Flatbush, Brooklyn, further fuels the mystery surrounding the shooting death of a black teenager at the hands of plainclothes cops there last year.
The company is asking a user to "arrange for and supervise the destruction" of emails leaked after the notorious cyberattack on Sony.
The execution-style murder of two Brooklyn cops this weekend is an outrageous tragedy, but it shouldn't detract from the broader fight to reform America's police.
Though rating is extra impressive considering the fact that nobody (except for a few critics who gave it middling reviews) has seen the film, the outpouring of public support came straight from the dank internet dungeon of 4chan.
Alcohol is strictly regulated and widely prohibited in Canada's youngest territory. We went there to explore the issue of prohibition and whether it's healing or adding to the territory's social crises.