July 12, 2013 Eight of the world's 10 worst airports were in China, according to a new report by FlightStats.
July 12, 2013 The "NSA leaker" and representatives of human rights organizations met with the media at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, where he's been since June 23.
July 12, 2013 After a string of defeats, Syrian rebels have scored rare victories around Dera'a, a key battlefront near Damascus. Rebel commanders say those gains could be lost without a dependable arms supply and promised U.S. aid. So far, those weapons haven't materialized.
July 12, 2013 Diplomats from 24 nations and the European Union are meeting in Germany next week to discuss creating a nature preserve that could be larger than three times the size of Texas. Stretches of water around Antarctica are relatively pristine and home to thriving ecosystems.
July 11, 2013 Doctors say a viral video demonstrating force-feeding helps expose the unethical treatment of Guantanamo detainees subjected to the procedure. Force-feeding is wrong, doctors say, because prisoners of sound mind have a right to refuse medical intervention, including nourishment.
July 11, 2013 The whistle-blowing lawyer was found guilty by a Russian court even though he died in prison in 2009. The case seemingly was a first for Russia, but putting the dead on trial isn't entirely unprecedented in history.