The aftermath of the failed coup swirls with possible explanations of who tried to topple the president — who, in the meantime, is purging thousands of people.
The Navy's "Great Green Fleet" initiative seeks to increase the use of alternative fuels, but politics, economics, and chemistry make its bet on biofuel look like a long shot.
The Defense Department's research agency has quietly asked the general public to submit ideas for weaponizing "easily purchased, relatively benign technologies." There are prizes!
A small number of Western businesspeople believe investment in North Korea is not only good business, but morally defensible. In turn, they're called everything from "insane" to "embarrassments to humanity."
Thawing relations between the US and Cuba promise a flood of unprecedented business opportunities on the island. But after enduring shake-downs, seized assets, and even prison, some who've done business in Cuba tell a cautionary tale.
The US Justice Department teamed with dozens of police officers and experts to explain how police can better interact with people of varying races, religions, and orientations.
Hours after the State Department revealed that 22 Hillary Clinton emails contained classified information, officials released 1,000 pages dominated by fawning praise for Clinton.
Much of the world's cacao is farmed with forced labor, and many of the world's best chocolate makers are broke, their companies close to folding. These are the dismal realities of cheap chocolate.
Today's $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot will provide a windfall for state governments, which often justify lotteries by saying they raise money for education. The truth is far more complex.
Securing a papal visit is never easy. And how do you do it when the most public Christian figure in the world heads into a country in tatters, devastated by sectarian Christian-Muslim violence?
Though counterfeit and forged passports are still common, criminals are increasingly seeking to beat tough document security measures by obtaining genuine passports in fraudulent ways.
A federal lawsuit was filed Tuesday by the ACLU on behalf of three men who were allegedly tortured while detained in CIA prisons despite never being formally charged with a crime.
An email sent to Clinton in 2011 reveals that the State Department tried to prevent the Washington Post from publishing details about the US sharing intelligence with Turkey about Kurdish militants.
Federal, state, and local governments in the US are expected to spend more than $6 trillion this year. But small or new companies have little chance of earning any of that money.
A declassified report by the CIA's internal watchdog on the state of the agency in the lead-up to and aftermath of 9/11 describes a chaotic atmosphere and an overworked, under-qualified staff.
President Obama says the US to get its act together on icebreakers, and it's something America needs to do if it really is serious about the Arctic — for a number of reasons.
There are an estimated 100 uncontacted tribes in the Amazon. As the jungle shrinks and civilization encroaches, some academics are arguing that society's 'hands-off' policy is a failure.
The data-mining startup Crowdpac has crunched numbers to determine the extent to which the political views of police in the US mirror those of the people they serve.
Former US senator and Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern was beloved by many, but his FBI files provide insight into his enemies, including former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover.
The Sentry, a new initiative headed by George Clooney and John Prendergast, aims to slow down African conflict by hitting warlords and corrupt officials where it really hurts — their bank balance.