An attack that killed at least 132 children at an army-run school in Pakistan was not only one of the deadliest in recent history, it was also highly symbolic.
December 16, 2014
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Herbert Gettridge came to be known as a "a poster child" for struggle, perseverance and resilience.
December 15, 2014
The CIA's use of enhanced interrogation practices was worse and more widespread than the CIA admitted, according to a Senate investigation. Also: it didn't work.
December 9, 2014
Observers were looking for any softening in Putin's stance since low oil prices and sanctions began taking a toll on the Russian economy, but the strident tone of his state-of-the-nation address suggests he may be preparing to double down on his policies.
December 4, 2014
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s administration plans to lift a ban on the controversial raids targeting Taliban fighters, according to a new report.
November 24, 2014
A new report details the many red flags and missed opportunities in Newtown shooter Adam Lanza's childhood.
November 21, 2014
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs told a congressional committee that Iraqi forces may need closer help in response to a question prompted by FRONTLINE's "The Rise of Isis."
November 14, 2014
ISIS has sought such pledges to bolster its reputation as the world's leading jihadist group, according to global terror experts.
November 12, 2014
The breakaway eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk held elections this week. What comes next for the separatist regions?
November 3, 2014
They describe the many grievances of Iraq’s Sunni population, which they say led to the resurrection of the Sunni insurgency — once again providing a safe haven for extremists.
October 28, 2014
But the separatist-controlled eastern regions of the country did not participate.
October 28, 2014
Treatment for drug resistant TB hasn’t kept pace, and some nations are facing epidemics.
October 22, 2014