A Swedish officer on his third tour of duty in Afghanistan wants to see more government consideration for his fellow veterans upon his return home than what is being planned for former Islamic State fighters.
The Islamic State extremist group called on Muslims to initiate new attacks against Western targets, saying it would regard as “enemies” those who are able to carry out such assaults but fail to do so.
The US market for legal cannabis surged 74 percent in 2014 making it one of the fastest growing industries in the country, possibly surpassing organic food if the trends continue, according to a new study
Pointing to climate change and the rise of tropical diseases, British researchers hope to sell their idea of releasing millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys. Almost 140,000 people have signed a petition against the plan.
The whistleblowing website has learned that Google handed over to US authorities the digital correspondence and other data from three of its employees on suspected espionage-related charges related to the Chelsea Manning case.
Obama’s arrival in India got off to a promising start as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, breaking with protocol, greeted Obama and the First Lady on the tarmac in New Delhi. He even gave the US leader a bear hug for good measure.
As global movers and shakers head to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Oxfam is warning that an increasing wealth disparity is “leaving ordinary people voiceless and their interests uncared for.”
In his upcoming State of the Union Address, Barack Obama is expected to lay out a plan to hike taxes on America’s wealthiest individuals and corporations in an effort to address the country's growing inequality.