The black church where a horrific shooting claimed the lives of nine people boasts a rich history echoing America's own painful passage through slavery and civil rights.
Murder dates back to at least the Middle Pleistocene, according to a new study that suggests early Neanderthals weren’t always a peaceful bunch.
Combat and cannibalism were no strangers to tyrannosaurs, suggest the remains of a tortured dino victim. Continue reading →
The Myanmar conflict, also known as the Burma Conflict, has been one of the globe's longest-running civil wars since the nation gained its independence in 1948. Julia explains what's behind the violence in the country.
Terrorist watch lists in the United States and elsewhere continue to grow, as the times become increasingly violent. How many people are on such lists, and is surveillance against them working as it should? Julian Huguet explains.
November rioting in Mexico City suggested a boiling point may be near for Mexican citizens unhappy with their leaders' lack of success against the country's drug cartels and the disappearance of 43 students.
Boko Haram has kidnapped an estimated 500 people since 2009, a majority of them women. A fortunate few have escaped and been able to offer a frightening picture of life as one of the group's captives.
In the wake of the recent shooting in Marysvile, Washington, many people are trying to get a handle on just how bad the school-shooting situation is. Some of the more highly touted figures, though alarming, need asterisks next to them. Tara explains.
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