September 13, 2012 Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo is home to 200 endangered mountain gorillas, about a quarter of the world's total. In recent months, a new insurgent group has taken over gorilla habitat. Despite it all, the gorilla population has been rising.
September 13, 2012 In recent decades, many U.S. embassies have become virtual fortresses. The difficulties diplomats have in mingling freely in other countries complicates their task of gleaning information and promoting the U.S. message.
September 13, 2012 The past 24 hours have produced a few answers — but many more questions — about the anti-Islam film that became a flashpoint across North Africa and the Middle East this week. The true identity of the director remains unknown, but it seems certain that his name isn't Sam Bacile.
September 13, 2012 A day after armed assailants attacked the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, violence spread to Yemen, where protesters stormed the embassy compound before being driven back.