A group of parents are demanding a major American toy retailer remove from its shelves action figures that portray the characters from a major television series that deals in the subject of America’s methamphetamine culture.
Despite Washington spending $7.6 billion on counter-narcotic initiatives in Afghanistan, 2013 witnessed a record surge in the amount of opium poppy cultivation, according to the US inspector general for Afghan reconstruction.
President Barack Obama, whose popularity ratings have hit record lows, failed to rally a crowd for a fellow Democratic candidate, as some audience members heckled and others left the venue in the middle of his speech.
US taxpayers have paid millions of dollars in Social Security benefits to dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals, even after they were forced out of the United States, an investigation by the Associated Press has found.
The parents of two children who posted defamatory comments about a fellow student in a fake Facebook account are heading to court, which will determine whether parents should be liable for their children’s internet activity.
Coming after a failed referendum that could have seen Scotland achieve its independence, Deputy SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon will replace Alex Salmond next month as the head of the SNP to become Scotland’s first female first minister.
American soldiers discovered more than 4,990 chemical munitions in Iraq, according to Iraqi and US officials and previously classified intelligence documents, which may now be in the hands of Islamic State militants.
A black teenager killed by a police officer in St. Louis, coming just two months after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, had gunpowder residue on his hands, jeans and T-shirt, according to crime lab results.
The sister of British hostage John Cantlie, a journalist who has been held by the Islamic State (IS/ISIS/ISIL) since November 2012, has made a direct appeal to the militant group to “re-open dialogue” with the family in a bid to secure his freedom.
The Obama administration jumped the gun by announcing that Turkey had authorized it permission to fly US fighter jets out of the Incirlik Airbase against Islamic State militants, who are making dramatic gains in Iraq and Syria.