In the spring of 1995, Gen. Rupert Smith, commander of the U.N. Protection Force in Bosnia, began warning that the Bosnian Serbs would soon try to take back zones that had been declared "safe" by the United Nations.
Sometimes children get diagnosed with autism soon after they're vaccinated. That's a fact that no one on either side of the vaccine safety debate can deny. The scenario generates anecdotes that cloud many people's judgment, especially those without knowledge of medical science.
Thousands of British tourists in Tunisia are expected to start making their way home Friday, a day after the UK Foreign Office advised leaving the North African country because an additional terrorist attack is "highly likely."
Solar Impulse 2's attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fuel has been delayed by serious battery damage, raising questions over whether the experimental plane's mission can be completed before the days get too short.
It was first used in battle, with Southerners rallying around it in their quest to break apart from the United States. More recently, the Confederate battle flag has been the focal point of a different fight -- over whether it should still fly anywhere, given that it symbolizes to many the horrors of slavery.