The United States is open to the possibility of military action against Islamist militants in Syria, a top Obama Administration official said Friday, warning that the U.S. will "do what is necessary to protect Americans"
A Russian truck convoy that raised alarms in the West for driving into war-torn E. Ukraine despite opposition in Kiev returned to Russia Saturday
A crowdfunding site created this week to support police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed Michael Brown, has raised $225,000
A SpaceX rocket automatically self-detonated when a problem was detected during a test flight Friday, though no one was injured in the incident, the company said. The test was "particularly complex, pushing the limits of the vehicle further than any previous test"
Some iPhone 5 units were sold with faulty batteries that run out of charge too quickly, Apple said Friday. The company is replacing the affected iPhones' batteries free of charge, and you can check if your device qualifies here
Bao Bao, the newest giant panda cub at the Smithsonian's National Zoo, turned 1 on Saturday—but already she's acting like a moody, rebellious teenager. TIME caught up with one of her trainers to learn what the birthday cub's been up to
Iceland said Saturday that an eruption at its Bardarbunga volcano could cause "significant emission of ash into the atmosphere" and changed its aviation alert for the volcano to the highest level of red, four years after Eyjafjallajokul erupted
If Chicago's Jackie Robinson West Little League squad can get by Las Vegas's Mountain Ridge team and win the championship game on Sunday, it would become the first all-African American team to win the Little League World Series
To help the country more effectively combat a deadly Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone approved a measure Friday that would impose jail time on anyone caught hiding someone infected with the virus. The law imposes prison sentences of up to two years
To mark The Simpsons’s 25th season, and the 552-episode marathon on FXX, Hank Azaria talked to TIME about what it’s been like to give voice to some of the funniest characters on television for more than half a lifetime, and what he remembers about Robin Williams
The “We The People” site, launched in 2011, has a mixed history of living up to its promise of making the government more responsive. While more than 151 responses have been posted, the most controversial petitions are still waiting for official replies
Underwear company Dear Kate’s newest campaign features prominent women in tech coding while wearing nothing but their underwear. The models say the pictures empower women in tech, but critics assert they only perpetuate rampant sexism in Silicon Valley