Europe has been enduring another year of unseasonable weather, and climate scientists warn that the pattern of extended winters and wet summers could last for years. Is it a natural phenomenon or does man-made climate change play a part?
Angered over the way that a Taliban political office was opened in Qatar, the Afghan government backed away from discussions, while separately breaking off talks on military ties with the United States.
Paul George used to be as anonymous as some guy named John Ringo. Now? He's an NBA all-star, not a Beatle, having averaged 19.2 points, 7.4 rebounds and 5.1 assists a game during the postseason, in which he led the Indiana Pacers to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Just one week after the much-heralded inaugural flight of the Denver-to-Tokyo nonstop flight began, a Tokyo-bound 787 Dreamliner made an emergency landing in Seattle less than four hours after taking off from Denver.