The Americas Politics
Brazilian Physician Accused Of Murdering Patients Recalls Horrors Of UK’s Shipman
March 29 2013 9:58 AM
De Souza would not be the first physician suspected of committing such unspeakable crimes.
The Legal Implications Of Prison Guard Abuse
March 29 2013 6:45 AM
The high court unanimously ruled the U.S. government can be sued for federal prison guard actions. Does that include sexual assault?
Supreme Court: Full Audio, Transcript of DOMA Hearing
March 28 2013 10:59 AM
Spectators believe the Supreme Court is far more likely to strike down DOMA than Proposition 8. Listen to the arguments here.
What Could You Do With The Earnings of the Top 1%? [INFOGRAPHICS]
March 27 2013 4:04 PM
For starters, it could pay off student loan debts (at $26,000 each) for at least 631 people.
Two States Approve Welfare Drug Testing
March 27 2013 3:06 PM
The Texas Senate Health and Human Services Committee and Kansas House have approved bills that require drug screening welfare applicants before receiving benefits.
Gay Marriage In The United States - Told In Infographics
March 27 2013 5:50 AM
Why do most people say they oppose gay and lesbian marriages? Religion.
China And Brazil Ditch US Dollar In Trade Deal
March 26 2013 5:49 PM
China and Brazil agreed to trade in each other's currencies in the amount of $30 billion per year over the next three years.
Prop 8 Arguments Hint Court May Duck Same-Sex Marriage Issue
March 26 2013 10:47 AM
It appears the Supreme Court will not have a majority to either uphold or strike down the California ban. Listen to the arguments here.
US Gun Shops Depend On Arms Trafficking
March 26 2013 9:57 AM
Small arms dealers in the U.S., particularly near Mexico, have become more dependent on business from arms trafficking into Mexico.
Brazilian Doctors Support Legalizing Early Abortions
March 23 2013 3:14 PM
A medical council backs legalizing first-trimester abortions, saying it would save hundreds of thousands who die from illegal abortions every year.
Canada Tar Sands Oil Boom Faces Off Against Environment
March 22 2013 9:44 PM
Canada is anticipating a vast increase in oil production as it continues to expand development of the tar sands in Alberta.
Newtown Parents Describe Meeting Adam Lanza's Father
March 22 2013 1:34 PM
Newtown Parents recently met with Adam Lanza's father, Peter Lanza, and say he's not to blame.