Avoiding Payment Of Fair Wages And Taxes A 'Grave Sin,' Pope Says
February 20 2015 5:31 PM EST
"Using God to cover injustice is a very grave sin," Pope Francis said Friday, speaking about employers who avoid paying taxes, social security and fair wages.
Pot Group Wants To Boycott Holiday Inn Over Anti-Marijuana Lawsuit
February 20 2015 2:27 PM EST
A pro-marijuana group called for a nationwide boycott after the hotel filed a lawsuit against a weed business to end pot sales in Colorado.
Venezuela Opposition Denounces Caracas Mayor's Arrest
February 20 2015 11:17 AM EST
Opposition leaders called for mass protests Friday to rally against what they say is a fresh crackdown on democracy.
Venezuela Detains Caracas Mayor
February 19 2015 6:56 PM EST
The mayor, a prominent opposition voice, was detained Thursday, days after officials accused him of conspiring to overthrow the government.
Rubio Talks Immigration Reform In Vegas
February 19 2015 4:47 PM EST
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said his plan for immigration reform is detailed in his new book, which he was signing at a bookstore on Wednesday.
Wal-Mart Wage Boost Comes With Questions
February 19 2015 1:53 PM EST
The huge retailer is boosting wages to $10 an hour, but critics say the company can afford a more generous increase.
Come Hell And No Water
February 19 2015 9:04 AM EST
In the coming decades, 30-year stretches of crop shortages, water scarcity and extreme dryness could become the norm. America isn't ready.
Sen. Cruz Accuses Obama Of 'Counterfeiting Immigration Documents'
February 18 2015 5:40 PM EST
The president has defended the constitutionality of his executive order, even after a federal judge issued a temporary injunction.
Mexico, Central America Lament US Immigration Delay
February 18 2015 11:40 AM EST
The governments expressed disappointment over Tuesday's injunction on President Obama's executive action for undocumented immigrants.
'The Law Is On Our Side'
February 17 2015 6:54 PM EST
President Obama said his administration will appeal the Texas court's ruling to block his executive actions on immigration policy.
Argentina Asks US To Include 1994 Bombing In Iran Nuclear Talks
February 17 2015 3:38 PM EST
Argentine courts have accused a group of Iranians of planning the attack on the AMIA Jewish community center that killed 85 people.
West Virginia Oil Tanker Blast Raises Safety Debate
February 17 2015 2:00 PM EST
The fiery derailment comes as federal regulators and rail companies struggle to address the rise in freight trains carrying crude oil.
In Cuba, Senators See Path For End To US Embargo
February 17 2015 1:20 PM EST
Republican and Democratic senators have introduced two separate bills to lift travel restrictions on Americans going to Cuba and to repeal the 53-year-old embargo.
Sudan's President Says US, Israel Are Supporting ISIS, Boko Haram
February 17 2015 12:20 PM EST
The president of Sudan said he doesn't believe Muslims could ever carry out the acts of terror associated with ISIS and Boko Haram.
Privacy Watchdog Launches Surveillance Data Deletion Program
February 17 2015 2:51 AM EST
The “unlawful” NSA data collection used by the U.K. intelligence agency could be fair game.
NSA Surveillance Is Deep Within Hard Drives Made By Top Firms: Kaspersky
February 16 2015 11:37 PM EST
The NSA has been planting surveillance software deep within hard drives made by top manufacturers, Kaspersky Lab says.
Syria Backs Venezuela In Condemning Alleged US-Supported Coup Attempt
February 16 2015 11:51 AM EST
Caracas-Washington relations have been icier than usual lately, but Venezuela can always count on a voice of support from Syria.
Tens Of Thousands Of Asylum Seekers Backlogged
February 16 2015 9:15 AM EST
When Obama’s executive actions on immigration take effect this week, there will still be a severe backlog of people seeking asylum in the U.S.
Hispanics Split On Lifting Cuban Embargo: Poll
February 16 2015 8:05 AM EST
About 40 percent of American Hispanics want the 43-year-old Cuban embargo lifted.
Argentina President Says She's 'Tough' In Face Of Charges
February 15 2015 4:36 PM EST
Argentina President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner issued her first public comments since federal prosecutors announced they would seek charges against her.