Latin America's Drug War Takes To The Skies
December 12 2014 3:47 PM EST
The practice of shooting down planes suspected of smuggling drugs is spreading through Latin America.
John Kerry: World Facing Climate 'Tragedy'
December 11 2014 5:08 PM EST
The U.S. Secretary of State urged leaders at a U.N. climate summit in Lima, Peru, to reach a global agreement on climate change.
How CIA Weakened NYT’s Story On Interrogation Program
December 11 2014 4:09 PM EST
What happens when a government agency lies to a reporter?
US Closer To Imposing Sanctions On Venezuela
December 11 2014 12:15 PM EST
President Nicolás Maduro lashed out against U.S. lawmakers as "insolent imperialists" over the measures.
Fidel Castro Wins China's Confucius Peace Prize
December 11 2014 11:12 AM EST
The prize, an alternative to the Nobel, was awarded to Castro for "important contributions to emphasizing the need to eliminate nuclear war."
US Tried To Spark Uprising In Cuba Through Hip-Hop
December 11 2014 10:20 AM EST
A newly released report says that the unsuccessful program needlessly jeopardized young Cubans.
Peruvian Government Seeks To Sue Greenpeace
December 11 2014 2:20 AM EST
A senior minister said that the protests by Greenpeace activists had damaged the 1,500-year-old Nazca Lines in southern Peru.
Keystone XL Opponents Inspire Fights Against More Pipelines
December 10 2014 12:27 PM EST
National environmentalist groups have joined forces with local opponents to delay the construction of thousands of miles in new pipelines, the Wall Street Journal found.
Brazil Report Details Military Era Abuses
December 10 2014 11:28 AM EST
The account of torturing and killing brought Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, herself a victim of military torture, to tears.
Mexican Man Interrupts Malala Yousafzai Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony
December 10 2014 10:51 AM EST
The man reportedly said, "Please Malala ... Mexico," before being whisked away by security.
Journalists Worldwide React To CIA Torture Report
December 10 2014 9:29 AM EST
In general, foreign newspapers chose to feature or ignore the U.S. CIA report on torturous interrogation techniques.
'American People Basically Have A Good Heart'
December 09 2014 7:24 PM EST
Obama knows the next president could overturn his immigration orders, but he believes Americans won't let that happen.
Police Hunt Killers Of Teen Burned In Mississippi
December 09 2014 6:28 PM EST
Mississippi 19-year-old Jessica Chambers was burned to death Saturday night in a crime that has shocked her community.
'It Can't Be That They Are Dead'
December 08 2014 11:51 AM EST
After confirmation that his son, one of Mexico's 43 missing students, was dead the man's father vowed to fight for justice.
Climate Finance Study Highlights Lopsided Distribution Of Funds
December 08 2014 7:26 AM EST
The study, conducted by a London-based think tank, found that poorer nations had not benefited from contributions to existing climate funds.
Canadian Muslims Urged To Conduct Lone-Wolf Attacks
December 07 2014 6:55 PM EST
A Canadian official asked the public to remain vigilant following calls for lone-wolf attacks inside the country.
43 Missing Students Likely Incinerated In Garbage Dump
December 07 2014 5:20 PM EST
Mexican authorities say DNA tests on bits of ash and bone confirm students' bodies were burned up.
US Releases 6 Guantanamo Detainees, Sends Them To Uruguay
December 07 2014 6:19 AM EST
The six men had been held at the controversial prison facility for more than 12 years, but they were never charged with any offense.
Charred Remains Of Missing Mexican Student Identified
December 06 2014 6:26 PM EST
The human remains reportedly belong to Alexander Mora, a Mexican official told the Associated Press.
Developing Nations May Need $500B A Year Due To Climate Change
December 06 2014 4:12 AM EST
In its first Adaptation Gap Report, the U.N. says adaptation costs are likely to increase substantially, even with emission cuts.