The main camp, which had stood for more than two months, was the center of the city's pro-democracy demonstrations.
Nazila Fathi covered Iran for The New York Times until she feared her arrest was imminent. She then fled her homeland. Her new book, The Lonely War, tells of the challenges of reporting on Iran.
While other things made with paper have become obsolete, Americans received nearly 12 billion catalogs in the mail last year — and they love them, says one business consultant.
The unelected legislative body recently refused to merge its catering services with those of the House of Commons, out of concerns for the quality of the chamber's champagne selection.
In a photo op, the Cleveland Cavaliers star put his arm around Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge. The press in England immediately went into a huffy Miss Manners mode.
Recent years were a good time to invest for beginning farmers — who run a quarter of U.S. farms — but with prices crashing, paying back debts may require some hard conversations and delayed dreams.
The Supreme Court has ruled that workers at a Nevada Amazon factory aren't due overtime for time spent in security lines at the ends of their shifts, waiting to be checked for stolen goods.
A cyber attack on Sony may have been done by North Koreans in response to an new comedy about an attempt to kill Kim Jong Un. Huge amounts of personal data and five films have been leaked so far.
The House appears to have reached a trillion-dollar deal to keep the government running, but leaves the Senate just hours to speed the bill through — and some senators may prefer to take their time.
John Rizzo, who spent six years as acting general counsel for the CIA, says that while he believes intelligence gains justified the agency's interrogations, he understands those who feel otherwise.
The machine, the biggest of its type, was digging a tunnel under the city when it went kaput. To get to and fix Bertha, workers are digging a 12-story pit, which some say is damaging nearby buildings.
Leading Democrats and even some Republicans had kind words Tuesday for the Michigander, who was first elected to the House when Eisenhower was president. His wife was elected to his seat in November.
The U.S. beefed up security at embassies ahead of the CIA interrogation report's release in anticipation of a violent reaction. But around the globe, the response was relatively muted.
The Senate's "torture report" finds that the CIA conducted brutal interrogations of detainees in the years after 9/11, misled elected leaders, and got little useful information from the harsh tactics.
In the 1940s, U.S. publishers printed paperbacks — everything from romances to Westerns — that were designed for battle. Molly Guptill Manning explores their history in When Books Went to War.
NFL and NBA players are famous and influential, says commentator Frank Deford. So if they want to show support for protests against police brutality, he asks, why shouldn't they?
Scientists have published thousands of studies using immortal cell lines, but in many cases the cells in the experiments have been misidentified or contaminated. They could avoid the problem easily.
Recent years were a good time to invest for beginning farmers, who run a quarter of U.S. farms. But with some crop prices crashing, paying back debts may require hard conversations and delayed dreams.
An investigation by the Los Angeles Times into labor camps on Mexican megafarms reveals appalling conditions. Reporter Richard Marosi says that U.S. consumers need to pressure retailers for change.
A new Venezuelan film explores racism and homophobia through the experiences of 9-year-old Junior, who drive his mother up a wall in a quest to straighten his thick, curly "pelo malo," or "bad hair."