Gene Thorp

GraphicsWashington, D.C.


Rioting erupted in pockets of the city after Freddie Gray’s funeral on Monday, leaving business looted and several police officers injured.

  • Apr 28, 2015

Instability and conflict in the Middle East and Africa have contributed to what the United Nations describes as the largest number of people forcibly displaced from home since World War II.

  • Apr 21, 2015

Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes Thursday in Yemen to repel Shiite Houthi rebels threatening the southern city of Aden.

  • Mar 26, 2015

The Airbus A320 airliner en route from Barcelona to Düsseldorf, Germany, suddenly shifted into a rapid dive only moments after reaching its cruising altitude of 38,000 feet.

  • Mar 24, 2015

In 2007, intruders were able to breach the security of the Pelindaba Nuclear Research Center.

  • Mar 14, 2015

Heavy fighting continues around Debaltseve despite the cease-fire, as pro-Russian rebels surround Ukrainian soldiers guarding the strategic crossroads and railroad hub there.

  • Feb 18, 2015

Thursday's cease-fire deal stipulates the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front lines 14 days after it goes into effect on Sunday. Longer-range weapons are required to move back farther than short-range systems

  • Feb 14, 2015

Map: Where Ukranian civilians are evacuating

  • Feb 7, 2015

Rebels appear to be mounting new offensives across the entire front.

  • Feb 5, 2015

Democrats and Republicans have spent more than $115 million on the airwaves this year alone.

  • Jun 16, 2014
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