Crisis in Crimea: Unrest in Ukraine's Russian Stronghold

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

Pro-Russia forces storm government offices in the Crimean Peninsula amid reports that Russia has granted protection to ousted President Viktor Yanukovych

Ultra-Orthodox Jews Protest Israeli Draft Law

Sunday, Mar. 02, 2014

Hundreds of thousands flood Jerusalem streets to protest military conscription for ultra-religious.

Venezuela's Protests Against Maduro Government Continue

Saturday, Mar. 01, 2014

At least 17 people have died in clashes between security forces and pro- and anti-government demonstrators.

Central African Republic Soldiers Lynch Suspected Seleka Rebel Fighter

Wednesday, Feb. 05, 2014

The hideous act came just after a ceremony where the crisis-hit country's new interim President Catherine Samba-Panza had addressed the armed forces, urging for national unity.

Saving Chad's Elephants

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

Anti-poaching efforts in Zakouma National Park

The Woeful State of Afghanistan's Health Care

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014

A new report by MSF details gaping holes in Afghanistan's public health system as the country's occupation by foreign troops draws to an end

Salvation Mountain by Aaron Huey

Friday, Feb. 14, 2014

Folk artist Leonard Knight, creator of Salvation Mountain, died on Monday afternoon in San Diego. He was 82.

Kiev's Battlefield: Protests Ignite Fiery Clashes in Ukraine

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

Demonstrations that have gripped the capital since November over the government's refusal to make a trade deal with the European Union are turning increasingly violent as two protesters were killed during a bloody melee Wednesday.

Crisis in South Sudan: The World's Youngest Nation Struggles to Survive

Friday, Jan. 10, 2014

Month after fighting erupted in the capital, Juba, pushing 200,000 people from their homes, the political power struggle between loyalists of the president and his ex-deputy rests on a knife's edge, threatening to spiral into a deadly ethnic conflict.

Indonesian Volcano Erupts, Creating World of Ash

Wednesday, Jan. 08, 2014

Mount Sinabung has been spewing ash and smoke for the past week, dousing the surrounding countryside and forcing some 22,000 people to evacuate nearby villages

National Zoo Panda Cub Makes Her Adorable Media Debut

Tuesday, Jan. 07, 2014

Four-month-old Bao Bao met the press Monday and spoiler alert: it was really cute

Window on Infinity: A New Year's Photo Album From Space

Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

The universe has been around for 13.8 billion years, and has been gorgeous for every one of them-as this year-end collection of images from 2013 helps prove.

Snow Covers Midwest and Northeast as Storm Rages

Thursday, Jan. 02, 2014

Winter weather is causing snow to pile up from Illinois to North Carolina

How The World Celebrates New Year's Eve

Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

Around the globe, people say goodbye to 2013 and ring in '14

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