Inmates Take Control Of Brazilian Prison In Riot
August 25 2014 2:31 AM
At least 700 prisoners are involved in the riots, reportedly triggered by protests for better facilities in the prison.
China Executes Eight Uighur Muslims For Terrorism
August 23 2014 11:21 PM
Authorities say three of those put to death were behind October's attack in Tiananmen Square.
UN Seeks 'Immediate Action' For Iraqis 'Besieged' By Islamic State
August 23 2014 11:04 PM
The group has cut off an entire town from food, water and medicine, the U.N. says.
China Blames US For 'Dangerous' Jet Encounter
August 23 2014 5:52 PM
Beijing says the US is to blame for the encounter.
Costa Rica To Probe Covert US Anti-Cuba Program
August 23 2014 4:42 AM
The U.S. reportedly sent Venezuelans, Costa Ricans and Peruvians to Cuba through a state-funded program aimed to topple Cuba’s government.
Muslim Cleric Claims ISIS Is Recruiting In Canada
August 23 2014 4:17 AM
The cleric said Islamist militants are recruiting Canadians and have issued death threats against him.
US Warns Travelers Flights To Venezuela May Dry Up
August 21 2014 6:13 AM
Venezuela is locked in a dispute with foreign carriers over $4 billion in revenues that the government is preventing them from repatriating.
Darren Wilson Supporters Gather At Bar To Support Police
August 18 2014 12:07 AM
Supporters of the officer who killed Mike Brown, 18, are rallying together to help Darren Wilson's family.
Brazilian Fugitives Post Jailbreak Images
August 17 2014 12:18 PM
Thirteen prisoners filmed themselves escaping a Rio Verde prison through a tunnel.
Argentina's President Rails Against U.S. Creditors
August 16 2014 11:25 PM
The country's president decried the behavior of U.S. vulture funds, saying that "they don't want a solution" to the country's debt crisis.
Brazil’s Marina Silva Ready For Presidential Run: Reports
August 16 2014 1:18 PM
Marina Silva appears poised to be her party's presidential candidate, replacing Eduardo Campos, who was killed in a plane clash last week.
Black-Box Mystery Of Brazilian Presidential Candidate's Fatal Flight
August 16 2014 4:19 AM
The plane was said to be carrying seven people, but authorities claim that only six people died in the accident.
Can Chinese Backer Of Nicaragua's Canal Get It Done?
August 15 2014 2:52 PM
The man behind the $50 billion project designed to revitalize Nicaragua's economy remains a mystery.
Alabama Prisons Facing 'Serious' Tuberculosis Outbreak
August 14 2014 9:11 PM
The worst outbreak since 2009 follows a year of no cases of TB in Alabama prisons.
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.