General Prayuth Chan-ocha is expected to accept the nomination of Thailand's rubber-stamp legislature three months after the military coup. The WSJ's James Hookway tells us what this means for the future of politics in Thailand.
The situation in Ferguson, Mo., has inspired hip hop artists like MC Keen and J. Cole to create music on the tension they see between the community and law enforcement.
As Xi Jinping's government makes fighting corruption a key priority, Russell Leigh Moses, a professor at the Beijing Center, says the battle must extend beyond throwing corrupt officials in jail.
Holder has already launched an investigation, but everyone seems to have an opinion on what the attorney general should do to calm things down.
The hermit nation reportedly moved new tanks to its border with China. The two states have had increasingly strained ties in recent years.
A broad assault on corruption in China is being led by Wang Qishan, a member of China's Politburo Standing Committee and President Xi Jinping's right-hand man.
In the wake of a high-profile harassment case, Twitter says family members can ask for photos of dying or dead relatives to be taken down.
A CDC report says birth rates among teenagers have been declining for decades, reaching a new low in 2013. We look at several popular explanations.
Sounds like things are heating up between Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin. Barely one week after E! News exclusively revealed that the Oscar winner and the Coldplay frontman have been seeing each other since late June, a source tells us that the two recently enjoyed a romantic afternoon at the Wolffer Estate Vineyard in New York, where the pair presumably celebrated Lawrence's birthday together just a few days before the actress rang in the big 2-4.
Kourtney Kardashian has some interesting pregnancy cravings! Keeping Up With the Kardashians star opens up about her family's clean eating habits and admits she allows herself some cheat foods to help her satisfy her cravings. "I try to eat pretty healthy, but I think it's fun and important to listen to your cravings," Kourt dished. But I guess that's just part of going to Grandma's house." As for how Kourtney's staying fit during her third pregnancy, she reveals, "I did yoga during my last pregnancy.
The rapper known as Gucci Mane was sentenced on Wednesday by a federal court judge in Georgia to three years and three months in prison on firearms charges. “Davis has a long history of violence and of illegally possessing and using guns,” Sally Yates, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, said of Mane, whose real name is Radric Davis. According to prosecutors, Atlanta police in September 2013 found Mane pacing a street, waving a loaded handgun and making threats.
A California Highway Patrol officer who was videotaped repeatedly striking a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway could face serious charges, the agency said Wednesday after forwarding its investigation to the district attorney. The CHP said officer Daniel Andrew, who was put on a desk assignment after the incident, was removed from duty and put on paid administrative leave.
The 2014 holiday season is getting off to a bloody start thanks to SAMCRO. FX's gritty biker drama is set to air its series finale on Tuesday, Dec. 9. able to buy a behind-the-scenes companion guide, Sons of Anarchy: The Official Collector's Edition . But before we get to the end, we have to start with the beginning of the end as the seventh and final season's premiere is just around the corner in September.
President Barack Obama sent U.S. troops to Syria earlier this summer to rescue a number of Americans held by a violent extremist group, including slain journalist James Foley, but did not find the hostages, senior Obama administration officials said Wednesday. The officials said the rescue mission was authorized after intelligence agencies believed they had identified the location inside Syria where the hostages were being held.
Clashes between irregular forces of a renegade general and Islamists erupted in Libya's eastern Benghazi city on Wednesday, killing at least five people, medical and military sources said. Loud explosions and a war plane circling the port city could be heard in the evening in the Lithi district, where forces of renegade general Khalifa Haftar and Islamist brigades such as the Ansar al-Sharia were fighting.