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What Are Iran's Options In The Standoff With The U.S.?

/Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP
| Iran shot down a U.S. drone. The U.S. launched a cyberattack and put new sanctions on Iran. Here is a look at the deepening crisis from Iran's standpoint.

Ethiopia Army Chief Killed In Attempted Coup, Government Says


Two attacks have left at least four officials dead, authorities say. They accuse a brigadier general who was given amnesty and released from prison.

Meet The Residents Of A Norwegian Island Who Want To Kill Time — Literally


Can time become a thing of the past? An island that sits north of the Arctic Circle enjoys 70 days of unending sunlight, and its residents argue that time is meaningless there.

Opposition Candidate Wins Again In Rerun Of Istanbul's Mayoral Election


After results of the March election, in which the opposition party won, residents voted again on Sunday in what is widely being seen as a referendum on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

9 Killed In Skydiving Plane Crash In Hawaii


The plane crashed on Oahu's North Shore Friday evening, killing everyone on board, authorities said.

'We Have No Choice': Acting ICE Director Defends Planned Immigration Raids


In an interview with NPR, Acting ICE Director Mark Morgan says his agency is only enforcing the law. "So what are our options?" he asked. "They've had due process."

Missouri Refuses To Renew License For State's Last Abortion Provider


The St. Louis facility will continue to provide abortions for now, however, because of a judge's order.

FAA Orders U.S. Airlines To Bypass Iranian Airspace After Drone Shot Down


The Federal Aviation Administration prohibited U.S. carriers from overflying Iran "until further notice, due to heightened military activities and increased political tensions."

Arizona Prisons Lift Ban On Book About Mass Incarceration


The book's author is grateful that pressure on corrections officials persuaded them to rethink the ban, but it did not end his concerns over access to books among prisoners across the country.