- Pope Warns Against Being 'Secularized And Materialistic'
August 14 2014 8:19 PM
Pope Francis, traveling in a Kia while in South Korea, cautioned bishops about caring more about "worldly" successes than the Gospel.
- Latin America Softens On Marijuana
August 13 2014 4:04 PM
Inch by inch, Latin American countries are moving toward decriminalization of pot, yet full legalization is still far away.
- Brazilian Presidential Candidate Killed In Plane Crash
August 13 2014 1:04 PM
Eduardo Campos, 49, was the leader of the Brazilian Socialist Party. He was running third in the polls.
- Rwandan Accused Of War Crimes Arrested Crossing Into US
August 09 2014 9:02 PM
Leonard Teganya, 42, is accused of violating international law and the Canadian Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Act.
- Amid Territorial Claims, Canada Launches Mission To North Pole
August 09 2014 8:59 AM
The region is believed to hold nearly 13 percent of the world’s undiscovered oil deposits and 30 percent of its hidden natural gas reserves.
- Why Aren't Central Americans Getting US Asylum?
August 08 2014 4:32 PM
Asylum claims from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras have only about a 4% success rate in the courts. That compares to 80% for Chinese.
- Illegal Immigration At 40-Year Low, But Border Crossing Still Kills
August 06 2014 12:58 PM
Arizona's harsh desert is treacherous terrain for migrants, who die by the hundreds trying to cross into the US, even as overall numbers fall.
- Demand For Air Travel Still Sky-High
August 06 2014 10:35 AM
The latest data shows air travel demand is up from last year, but risks loom — including the impact of Ebola.
- USAID 'Blatant Deception' May Imperil Health Programs
August 05 2014 2:17 PM
Health advocates say USAID's operation in Cuba may deepen other countries' mistrust of U.S. programs. Ebola prevention might be affected.
- US Plan For Cuba: Young Latin Americans To Foment Revolution
August 04 2014 3:52 PM
From the Bay of Pigs invasion to ZunZuneo, covert U.S. plots to foment revolution in Cuba have failed.
- Mexican Media Condemn 'Gag Order' In Drug-Ridden Sinaloa
August 04 2014 12:42 PM
The outcry spurred state lawmakers to reconsider a law banning journalists from crime scenes.
- Why 31 Million Americans Never Finished College
August 01 2014 4:37 PM
A new report breaks down who's leaving, why, and what can be done to help more students finish college.
- Child Migrants Locked Inside The 'Icebox'
August 01 2014 3:14 PM
Accounts of severe cold in U.S. Border Patrol facilities abound. Advocates say it's intentional, but there's no official explanation.
- Growing Open Data Movement Could Mean Big Bucks
August 01 2014 2:29 PM
Researchers think that open data could mean trillions in economic growth.
- Polls Show Dissatisfaction With Obama, Congress
July 31 2014 2:50 PM
The Gaza conflict and the immigrant crisis have affected public opinion of the president and Congress.
- Latin American Countries Pull Diplomats Out of Israel
July 31 2014 1:02 PM
Five Latin American governments have recalled ambassadors from Israel over fighting in Gaza, and more may follow suit. Israel reacted with very strong words.
- 32 Nations Want Yom Kippur To Be A UN Holiday
July 31 2014 1:59 AM
Israel began its campaign to make Yom Kippur a U.N. Holiday in May, before the Israeli-Hamas war began.
- Israel Is A ‘Terrorist State’: Bolivian President
July 30 2014 5:40 PM
Bolivian President Evo Morales also struck down a visa agreement with Israel over its offensive in Gaza.
- How Immigration Detentions Profit Prison Companies
July 30 2014 1:50 PM
As the U.S. grapples to halt the influx of migrant families entering from Central America, private prison operators are lining up to cash in.
- Obama Announces New Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine Crisis
July 29 2014 4:08 PM
With new penalties targeting key sectors, Moscow's projected growth is estimated to be "near zero."