Puzzling out TSA's laptop travel ban

1 year 8 months ago
On Monday, the TSA announced a peculiar new security measure to take effect within 96 hours. Passengers flying into the US on foreign airlines from eight Muslim countries would be prohibited from carrying aboard any electronics larger than a smartphone. They would have to be checked and put into the cargo hold. And now the UK is following suit.

Will Iraq survive victory over ISIS in Mosul?

1 year 8 months ago
In a tea room in Sulaimani's old bazaar that's dense with the smoke of scores of cigarettes, bunches of grizzled, middle-aged men -- some wearing traditional Kurdish baggy trousers, other wearing suits without ties -- are arguing furiously about the great question of the day:

Trump, US lawmakers react to UK attack

1 year 8 months ago
US officials are offering assistance to British authorities after an attack Wednesday on the Houses of Parliament in London that police there are treating as terrorism.

Art revival

1 year 8 months ago
A Spanish village whose residents were at odds over a planned waste dump have overcome their differences with an art project that transformed it into an open-air gallery.

Home no more

1 year 8 months ago
Germany is tightening up rules on expelling home-born foreign-national terror suspects