The extent to which video games have become part of mainstream culture in South Korea may be a sign of things to come in the West.
The Islamic State’s bid to impose Dark Ages law on the women within its so-called caliphate depends on a merciless cadre of young women who roam the streets of Raqqa, terrorizing females who fall short of the standard of strict Sharia.
Leung Chun-ying, Hong Kong’s chief executive, has shown no sign of softening his Beijing-endorsed stance regarding open elections in the city.
It would take a special type of person to look forward to a trial that will determine whether you will live or die. Yet, I have a sneaking suspicion that convicted murderer Jodi Arias may be that rare breed.
The first nine months of 2014 had a global average temperature of 58.72 degrees, tying with 1998 for the warmest first nine months on record.
A South African judge sentenced former Olympic and Paralymic sprinter Oscar Pistorius to a maximum of five years in prison Tuesday for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend last February, though lawyers on both sides of the case later acknowledged that he is unlikely to serve his full sentence in prison.
As the Metropolitan Opera began its first performance of “The Death of Klinghoffer,” police officers were posted inside the opera house and protesters in wheelchairs lined Columbus Avenue.