The United States never tried to kill the late Venezuelan leader. In fact, we may have even saved his life.
Mauritanians are still wondering who fired a gun at their country’s president. What the latest whodunit tells us about the state of democracy in a strategic corner of West Africa.
Why this week's attacks on American embassies aren't the Iran hostage crisis all over again.
A closer look at the nuclear stockpiles of the world's two superpowers as the Cuban Missile Crisis began.
A deadly gun-running gamble just cost America's ATF chief his job. But the gun lobby gave him little choice but to try.
How a notorious Malaysian wildlife smuggler was brought to justice -- and what it tells us about stopping the world's most profitable black market.
The incredible story of how Egypt's entrenched regime will stop at nothing to stifle the birth of a liberal opposition movement.
At a desperate moment in World War I, British elites appealed to what they saw as the monolithic, all-powerful forces of "international Jewry" to turn the tide of the conflict -- and promised them Palestine.
Saudi Arabia's Al-Waleed bin Talal is back in the spotlight for allegedly being one of the financiers behind the planned Islamic center in downtown Manhattan. Here are 10 things that you should know about the colorful royal.