Obama's Other Immigration Lawsuit
February 24 2015 5:25 PM EST
A federal court could strike down the justification for immigrant family detentions, which doesn't necessarily mean detentions will wind down.
Keystone Legislation 'Has Earned My Veto'
February 24 2015 4:59 PM EST
Congress will now have to decide whether to attempt to override President Obama's veto of the pipeline legislation.
Venezuela Set To Widen Political Crackdown
February 24 2015 10:50 AM EST
Officials are expected to investigate another opposition figure over an alleged coup plot, just days after the high-profile arrest of Caracas' mayor.
Snowden In Reddit Q&A After 'Citizenfour' Oscar Win
February 23 2015 11:50 PM EST
The NSA leaker and subject of an Oscar-winning documentary took part in a revealing Q&A.
Pope Warns Of 'Mexicanization' Of Argentina
February 23 2015 11:35 AM EST
Francis warned of the booming drug trade in his native country in a letter sent to an Argentine lawmaker.
Twitter Reacts to Sean Penn's 'Green Card' Joke
February 23 2015 10:37 AM EST
Twitter wasn't laughing when Sean Penn cracked an immigration joke about Mexican filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu.
Peru Recalls Ambassador From Chile Over Spying Suspicions
February 21 2015 10:05 PM EST
Peru sent a letter of protest to Santiago following revelations this week that two Peruvian naval officials are being tried and a third investigated for allegedly spying for Chile.
Cuba Frees Canadian Businessman After 3 Years
February 21 2015 9:22 PM EST
Tokmakjian, founder of the Ontario-based company, was convicted of bribery and other charges and sentenced to 15 years in September.
Haiti Holds State Funeral For 17 Killed In Float Accident
February 21 2015 4:45 PM EST
Some at the funeral criticized the Haitian government for being lax on safety standards, which they say led to the tragedy.
Caracas Mayor To Appeal Charges After Being Arrested
February 21 2015 2:18 PM EST
Mayor Antonio Ledezma, one of the harshest critics of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, will appeal charges brought against him, his lawyer says.
Venezuelan Politics 'On A Knife's Edge'
February 21 2015 8:32 AM EST
The sudden arrest of the Caracas mayor is prompting fears of a new, aggressive crackdown on Venezuela's opposition.
Detaining Mothers And Children Is 'Unlawful': Judge
February 20 2015 10:26 PM EST
A federal judge wants officers to stop detaining mothers and children who are fleeing the violence in Central America to seek asylum in the U.S.
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.