Shining a light on Nigeria's "brown envelope" journalism
Egypt's government removes controversial Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim after mounting calls for him to go over protester crackdowns.
Hotel chain Mandarin Oriental has confirmed that credit card data has been stolen in a hack attack on the company's network.
The photographs released by ISIS in its stronghold of Raqqa are dated March 2015. The first ones show a large crowd, mostly men, but also among them a handful of women and children, all looking up.
A militant Korean nationalist slashes the face of the US ambassador to South Korea, with the North calling it a "knife shower of justice".
An international study challenges stereotypes about the differences between boys and girls at school.
Fierce clashes are reported in the Syrian city of Aleppo, near an intelligence facility attacked on Wednesday, as a barrel bomb attack kills 18.
Every time a snowstorm bears down on Danbury, Connecticut -- which has happened a lot this winter -- students and parents turn to Twitter to find out whether schools will be closed.
A military operation to retake the Iraqi city of Tikrit from Islamic State forces about 28,000 people to flee their homes, the UN says.
The FBI/Department of Homeland Security sent a joint warning to law enforcement across the country about the concern over a growing trend of girls and boys wanting to fight with ISIS in the wake of the detention of a 17-year-old Northern Virginia teen last week, according to a law enforcement official who has read the report.
Four people, including the victim's husband, are sentenced to death in Tanzania after being found guilty of murdering an albino woman.
Ben Carson says homosexuality is a choice because many people "go into prison straight -- and when they come out, they're gay."
Archaeologists searching for a lost city in the jungles of Honduras have discovered the urban remains of what they believe is a vanished ancient civilization, National Geographic reports.