June 14, 2013 Mexico City has largely been spared the drug violence in other parts of the country. But a brazen daylight abduction of 12 young people from a Mexico City bar is putting the spotlight on one of the capital's roughest neighborhoods, and putting the popular mayor on the defensive.
June 14, 2013 U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon also cast some doubt on the United States' claim that the regime of Bashar Assad had used chemical weapons against rebel forces.
June 14, 2013 Six candidates vie to replace the combative president, all but one of whom are hard-liners favored by the country's ruling Islamic clerics.
June 14, 2013 Looking for clues to to modern-day leprosy, scientists dig up a 500-year-old mass grave and scan for ancient strains of bacteria in human remains. They find that the bacteria that cause leprosy haven't changed, humans have.
June 14, 2013 The finding that the Syrian regime used chemical weapons raises lots of questions — about Russia, about a no-fly zone, about the kind of support the rebels will receive from the U.S.