Dec 4, 2012 5:59AM ET
Iran's state news agency reported this morning that they have "hunted" and captured an unarmed surveillance vehicle, but the United States Navy says it hasn't lost any drones.
Dec 3, 2012 2:44PM ET
Call it some sort of lapsed historical sentiment; maybe we sort of wish, in America, that we had our own royals, even as we attempt to replace kings and queens with Kennedys and Kardashians.
Dec 3, 2012 2:25PM ET
Anne Victoria Clark is the fake social-media winner of today's royal-baby news: She owns a parody account that will now gather an inordinate amount of klout.
Dec 3, 2012 1:10PM ET
If Kate and Will's just announced offspring is a girl and a future queen, it looks like "Diana" could be part of her name — just not the first part.
Dec 3, 2012 12:13PM ET
Jihad Makdissi, who until yesterday was the spokesperson for Syria's foreign ministry and one of the main voices of Bashar al-Assad's regime, has reportedly left the country.
Dec 3, 2012 11:42AM ET
North Korea has reportedly begun to set up the first stage of a rocket they plan to launch later this month, even though their closest "allies" are advising them against the stunt.
Dec 3, 2012 11:10AM ET
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a baby, the Royal Palace has confirmed, and apparently Kate already has some really terrible morning sickness.
Dec 3, 2012 9:36AM ET
As concern grows over Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons, a new report suggests that one country is already figuring out how it intends to bomb them out of existence.
Dec 3, 2012 9:06AM ET
Paul Krugman on the post-cliff trouble, Hendrik Hertzberg on the House, Amy Butte on the stock market's opacity, Doyle McManus on drones, and Nathan Brown on Morsi.
Dec 2, 2012 8:55PM ET
Everybody knew that Israel's move to build new settlements in the previously off-limits area outside Jerusalem known as E1 would anger friends and enemies alike. But few probably guessed that it would send European ambassadors fleeing the country.
Dec 2, 2012 12:53PM ET
More than almost anywhere else, Russians are having trouble dealing with the upcoming apocalypse on December 21.
Dec 2, 2012 12:11PM ET
Egypt's top court was expected to make a ruling on the legitimacy of the Islamist-dominaed panel that drafted the country's new constitution on Saturday, but because of protests they decided to suspend operations indefinitely.
Dec 1, 2012 4:01PM ET
Bashar al-Assad's efforts to disrupt the pesky rebellion in his country by cutting off access to the internet was probably because the rebels use Skype as a way to keep tabs on his army's movement. Thankfully, the rebels planned ahead.
Dec 1, 2012 1:27PM ET
If there's anything that Pope Benedict XVI loves more than cats, it must be the adorable, collared babies of big exotic cats, because we've never seen the man happier than he was petting a pair of lion cubs at the Vatican on Saturday.
Dec 1, 2012 11:16AM ET
After days of stalling, Congo's M23 rebels finally made their withdrawal from the eastern city of Goma, not far from the Rwandan border, on Saturday.
Dec 1, 2012 9:49AM ET
With his first year in power coming to a close, it's time for Kim Jong-Un to show off his strength as a leader, and what better way to do that than by blasting a giant rocket into the heavens?
Nov 30, 2012 9:48AM ET
Therese Poletti on Groupon, Anthony Lane on the Leveson report, Paul Krugman on class war, Ana Marie Cox on #Obama, and Ruth Marcus on Susan Rice.
Nov 30, 2012 8:44AM ET
"Archaeologists of the History Institute of the DPRK Academy of Social Sciences have recently reconfirmed a lair of the unicorn rode by King Tongmyong, founder of the Koguryo Kingdom." reports the — wait. Stop. UNICORNS?
Nov 30, 2012 7:43AM ET
It's been almost a full day now and the nation of Syria remains completely cut off from the rest of the Internet (and by extension, the outside world.) Internet analysts who watched the collapse in real-time think they've figured out how it was done.
Nov 30, 2012 6:09AM ET
The Kremlin is denying reports that Prime Minister Vladimir Putin had to cancel a state visit to due to health problems, but until we some shirtless horseback riding pictures, we're going to continue to assume the worst.
Nov 30, 2012 1:29AM ET
A key component to ending Morsi's executive decree that gives him near universal power in Egypt is almost ready for him to approve. Except that everyone who doesn't agree with Morsi still hates it.
Nov 29, 2012 10:50PM ET
Dominique Strauss-Kahn just got one big step closer to not having any outstanding legal problems Thursday evening. He finally settled things with the maid from the Sofitel hotel.
Nov 29, 2012 9:45PM ET
Did you hear? Did you hear? I'll tell you everything, my dears. The pope didn't cancel Christmas after all!
Nov 29, 2012 5:03PM ET
Early Thursday evening, even after some last-minute diplomatic swings, Palestine easily won a vote in the U.N. General Assembly, changing its status from "entity" to "non-member state" — just like the Vatican. So what's the big deal?
Nov 29, 2012 2:04PM ET
Choosing a vacation based on your current mood just got a lot easier, thanks to this new map from The Washington Post's Max Fisher.
Nov 29, 2012 1:50PM ET
A South Korean newspaper is claiming that a group of U.S. officials took an undercover trip to Pyongyang back in August, the second "secret" diplomatic meeting they've allegedly held in North Korea this year.
Nov 29, 2012 11:48AM ET
A 21-year-old woman thought Mumbai shouldn't have been shutdown for the funeral of an Islamophobic leader. Broadcasting such opinions on Facebook was apparently grounds for arrest.
Nov 29, 2012 11:39AM ET
Rumors began spreading early this morning that phone and internet services were failing in major Syrian cities, but several Internet traffic companies have now determined that every single Syrian IP address has effectively been blocked.
Nov 29, 2012 9:25AM ET
According to The New York Times, the White House is "considering several alternatives" to intervention in the Syrian civil war, but remains leery about the backlash of sparking a wider conflict—even as time runs down on how or whether to step in.
Nov 29, 2012 9:06AM ET
Amy Davidson on Hillary Clinton, Matthew Yglesias on the fiscal cliff, Daniel Byman on Al Qaeda, Bill George on H.P., and Shikha Dalmia on immigration.