Health | Susan Stillman, The Washington Post | Monday February 8, 2016
Knowledge, it is said, is power. Most of the time, this is very true. However, there are times when I feel like a little less knowledge never hurt anybody. Like knowing exactly what my teenager is up to while out with his friends. Or what hot dogs are really made of.
India News | Annie Gowen, The Washington Post | Monday February 8, 2016
India's telecom regulator said today that service providers cannot charge discriminatory prices for Internet services, a blow to Facebook's global effort to provide low-cost Internet to developing countries.
World News | Sarah Kaplan, The Washington Post | Monday February 8, 2016
The pistol lay on the bedroom nightstand loaded and untouched. And then it was in the toddler's hands, pointed toward his older sister.
Hayley Tsukayama, The Washington Post | Monday February 8, 2016
When Marie Beechy saw a post on the Syrian refugee crisis in Europe, from the popular blog Humans of New York, she clicked and read deeply.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 8, 2016
India needs to remain focused on executing various ambitious programmes like Make in India and strengthen institutional framework, a top Indian corporate leader has said while underlining that the implementation of these campaigns is going to be a "big test" for the country.
Anna Fifield, The Washington Post | Monday February 8, 2016
Sushi chefs, like sumo wrestlers and geisha, are stereotypical personifications of Japanese culture. According to the cliche, they should be old, serious and preferably bald men.
Chris Richards, The Washington Post | Monday February 8, 2016
Beyonce knows how to make her politics acquiesce to pop's pleasure principles. Even when our angriest protest artists -- Public Enemy, Rage Against the Machine, NWA, sounded like they were gargling the blood of the GOP, they knew how to make it feel good
World News | Matt Zapotosky, The Washington Post | Monday February 8, 2016
The way federal prosecutors told it, Jesse Morton was an inspiration for terrorists across the world. Through his Revolution Muslim website, they said, the New York City man provided justification for violence in the name of Islam, encouraged followers to support Osama bin Laden and advocated attacks on the writers of "South Park" in retaliation fo...
World News | Kirkland An And Sarah Pulliam Bailey, The Washington Post | Monday February 8, 2016
Wheaton College political science professor Larycia Hawkins has decided to part ways with the college just five days before a faculty hearing was scheduled to help decide her fate at the school, according to an email from president Philip Ryken to the campus on Saturday.
World News | Chris Cillizza, The Washington Post | Monday February 8, 2016
Hillary Clinton had a chance to put to rest swirling questions about her paid speeches to audiences such as Goldman Sachs during last week's final debate before Tuesday's primary in New Hampshire. She pointedly refused to take it.
World News | Adam Goldman, souad Mekhennet, The Washington Post | Monday February 8, 2016
A member of a British cohort within the Islamic State that oversaw the brutal detention and beheading of Western hostages in Syria has been identified as Alexanda Kotey, a 32-year-old convert to Islam who grew up in West London.
World News | Reuters | Sunday February 7, 2016
A second member of a British group of ISIS terrorists dubbed "the Beatles" has been identified as 32-year-old Londoner Alexanda Kotey, according to a Washington Post and BuzzFeed investigation published on Sunday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 7, 2016
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed anger over a US official's visit to a Kurdish militia group controlling the Syrian town of Kobane, urging Washington to choose between Turkey and the "terrorists" there.
World News | Reuters | Sunday February 7, 2016
North Korea launched a long-range rocket today carrying what it has called a satellite, but its neighbours and Washington denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in defiance of UN sanctions and just weeks after a nuclear bomb test.
World News | Dan Lamothe, The Washington Post | Sunday February 7, 2016
They zip and dart across the sky in a three-jet formation, a six-second apparition in a 30-second commercial touting the achievements of defense contractor Northrop Grumman. Unlike modern jets, such as the F-22 Raptor or F-16 Fighting Falcon, they have no tail and are likely to be armed with lasers that are straight out of a science-fiction movie.
World News | Choe Sang-Hun, The New York Times | Sunday February 7, 2016
Defying warnings of tougher sanctions from Washington, North Korea launched a rocket Sunday that Western experts believe is part of a program to develop intercontinental ballistic missile technologies.
World News | Ana Swanson, The Washington Post | Sunday February 7, 2016
Even though she is still healthy and lively, Mrs. Xie has already prepared the clothes she will be buried in.
World News | Hugh Naylor, The Washington Post | Sunday February 7, 2016
The Islamic State's recent defeats on the battlefield signal that its once-vaunted militia army has been hobbled by worsening money problems, desertions and a dwindling pool of fighters, analysts and monitoring groups say.
World News | Nick Miroff, Dom Phillips, The Washington Post | Sunday February 7, 2016
For the next few nights, Tuane Rocha, a tall, radiant samba queen, will be dancing naked in the streets of this city, wearing only body paint.
Hayley Tsukayama, The Washington Post | Saturday February 6, 2016
The cable box is not a great product. It certainly is not one that feels updated for a modern age.
World News | Jose A. DelReal, The Washington Post | Saturday February 6, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was critical of President Obama's visit to a Baltimore mosque during a Friday speech here in Florence, South Carolina, saying that the president "goes to a mosque and apologizes" as Americans are targeted by terrorists.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 6, 2016
Leading industrialists in the US have attended a 'Make in India Week' seminar in Chicago, during which several American companies showed interest in reaping benefits of the opportunity to invest in India.
Yanan Wang, The Washington Post | Saturday February 6, 2016
On "Friends Day," the data scientists at Facebook announced that we are all a lot closer to one another than we thought.
Andrea Peterson, The Washington Post | Saturday February 6, 2016
Super Bowl 50 will pit the Carolina Panthers against the Denver Broncos on Sunday night at 6:30pm ET or 5:00am IST, Monday.
World News | Bob Smietana, The Washington Post | Saturday February 6, 2016
Naghmeh Abedini rapidly rose to religious freedom superstardom in Christian circles in recent years.
World News | Chelsea Harvey, The Washington Post | Saturday February 6, 2016
Forests play a critical role in the global carbon cycle, helping to mitigate climate change by storing carbon that would otherwise end up in the atmosphere. So maintaining sustainable forest management practices that maximize the trees' ability to act as a carbon sink - for example, planting more trees than we harvest - has been recognized by activ...
World News | Dom Phillips, Nick Miroff, The Washington Post | Saturday February 6, 2016
Brazilian researchers said Friday that they had found the "active" presence of the Zika virus in saliva and urine samples, raising the possibility that the infection could be spread through kissing and other contact involving bodily fluids.
World News | Griff Witte, The Washington Post | Saturday February 6, 2016
It's a video that depicts just the sort of civilizational clash that extremists everywhere crave: Christians walking down a central shopping street in Britain. Muslim storekeepers and passerby hurling verbal abuse. A push. More abuse from both sides. And finally, police intervening to keep the warring clans apart.
World News | Rama Lakshmi, The Washington Post | Friday February 5, 2016
Sanjeev Ojha thought his 4-year-old daughter would be safe at the neighborhood preschool.
World News | Sarah Kaplan, The Washington Post | Friday February 5, 2016
Noela Rukundo sat in a car outside her home, watching as the last few mourners filed out. They were leaving a funeral - her funeral.