The U.S. military’s brutal and ineffective interrogation program started at Gitmo, then spread to Abu Ghraib. One man who tried to stop it—and failed—now fears America may torture again.
A year after he died, the funeral for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej finally ended. Thailand spent almost $90 million on an elaborate five-day ceremony for the man who ruled the country for 70 years. His body was cremated on October 26. Above, a soldier salutes in front of the royal crematorium.Launch Slideshow 4 PHOTOS
China is leading the world in developing unbreakable encryption using quantum physics.
Bill Browder, one of Russia’s most notorious critics, talks about the Kremlin, corruption and the American Communist Party.
By 2020, there will be 1.5 billion people living in slums, the majority of whom are unmapped.
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It's still coming, six years later.
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"I’m glad Disney fired him, but if these tweets are true, he needs to be prosecuted.”
Almost 70 percent of prisoners in the study had mental health disorders, including substance abuse.
Named after the weather phenomenon, the twin-engine aircraft could enter in full force in the 2030s.
A technology expert gives their view of how hacking is depicted in the movies.
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"I've never seen anybody whip up such hate. I've never seen anybody be so dismissive," Goldberg said.
Every year since 1473, according to the J.K. Rowling series, the wizards of the world have gathered to contest the Quidditch World Cup, the single most popular sporting event in the wizarding world—Gobstones championships notwithstanding.
The researchers said the trend is likely caused by growing alcohol consumption, particularly in excessive amounts.