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.
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.