iStock(VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis arrived 7 minutes late for his traditional noon appointment with the public in Saint Peter’s Square in Vatican City on Sunday because he was stuck in an elevator for 25 minutes, according
iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — After standing down in a battle with Congress over $4 billion in foreign assistance cuts, the White House is still slow-walking funds for those same programs in a move that threatens their full implementation, according
iStock(HONG KONG) — Amid the clash of police batons and protesters’ rallying cries, at least one Hong Kong artist is laboring to prove the pen indeed is mightier than the sword. Twenty-five-year-old Kay Wong, who was born
stockinasia/iStock(LONDON) — Very few — if any — of the hundreds of thousands of Londoners who take the London Underground through Piccadilly Circus every day think about what’s beneath their feet. But behind the locked doors is
buradaki/iStock(MOSCOW) — Russian cosmonauts may have to end a decades-old tradition in which they urinate on the wheel of the bus taking them to the launch pad because their new spacesuits include one important modification—no fly. In
Planet Labs Inc.(NEW YORK) — Commercial satellite images have captured the smoky aftermath of an Iranian rocket exploding on a launch pad in northern Iran. Satellite pictures taken earlier this week indicated that Iran was preparing the
Mohammed Haneefa Nizamudeen/iStock(NEW YORK) — The second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has exceeded 3,000 cases, as the yearlong epidemic continues to grow despite access to an experimental vaccine and developmental treatments. A total of 3,004 people
Hailshadow/iStock(GENEVA) — The U.S. is not the only country grappling with continued, record-breaking measles outbreaks. A new report released by the World Health Organization shows that the fight against measles in Europe is on a downward slide.