Venezuela, Russia Hold Oil Talks
January 15 2015 8:52 AM EST
For Russia, oil revenue pays for half of its budget; for Venezuela, it's 96 percent.
Spreading The Gospel, And Concern About Climate
January 14 2015 2:47 PM EST
Francis begins his first papal visit to the typhoon-ravaged Philippines, Asia's only Catholic-majority country, Thursday.
Mexico Files Arrest Warrant Against Ex-Mayor In Missing Students Case
January 14 2015 6:15 AM EST
Officials have also obtained arrest warrants against 44 other people, besides Jose Luis Abarca, on charges of kidnapping the 43 students.
Cuban Immigration Surges Amid Fears Of Policy Changes
January 13 2015 5:49 PM EST
Immigration privileges for Cubans are in the spotlight after the Coast Guard reported an influx of migrants from the island.
Fidel Castro To Maradona: I'm Alive
January 12 2015 9:06 PM EST
To dispel rumors of his death, Fidel Castro reportedly sent a letter to former soccer star Diego Maradona.
A Haitian Political Crisis Comes Down To The Wire
January 12 2015 11:43 AM EST
On the fifth anniversary of the earthquake, lawmakers are voting on an agreement to resolve a standoff as anti-government protests continue.
Paris Attack Victims Honored In Rallies
January 11 2015 7:02 PM EST
In dozens of cities around the world, tens of thousands of people on Sunday declared, "I am Charlie."
Economic Sanctions Just Don't Work
January 11 2015 1:00 PM EST
Economists and foreign-policy experts say sanctions "make us feel good without altering behavior."
US Health Advocates Eye Mexico's Soda Tax
January 11 2015 8:55 AM EST
Proponents say taxing sugary drinks can help fight obesity and diabetes, but U.S. voters have rejected such measures.
Ames Straw Poll To Be Held In 2015
January 10 2015 4:44 PM EST
The Ames Straw Poll will still be held this year in Iowa.
Terrorism Arrests Made In Canada And Australia
January 09 2015 11:39 PM EST
Twins Ashton Carleton Larmond and Carlos Larmond were arrested in Ottawa and at a Montreal airport. Two others were apprehended in Sydney.
'I Said We’d Fight It Tooth And Nail ... And I Meant It'
January 09 2015 12:06 PM EST
The GOP took aim at Obama's immigration policy Friday with a budget proposal that would fund the Department of Homeland Security.
Is China Really Planning To Invest $20B In Venezuela?
January 09 2015 8:44 AM EST
Some analysts say this is less of an authentic investment and more of an "extend-and-pretend" debt restructuring.
US Embassy 'Worried' About Nicaragua Canal Project
January 08 2015 11:06 AM EST
The long list of skeptics around the interoceanic canal project, which broke ground last month, just grew by one.
Sub-Saharan Christians Face Threats From Islamic Extremists
January 07 2015 4:16 PM EST
Countries such as Kenya are among the most dangerous places to be Christian, according to the World Watch List.
GOP Reignites Keystone XL Battle In Congress
January 07 2015 9:07 AM EST
Republicans push pipeline bills to import Canadian crude oil amid rising domestic oil output and falling gasoline prices.
Cuba Has Released Some Of 53 'Political' Prisoners, US Says
January 06 2015 2:28 PM EST
The release of all 53 is not a pre-condition for holding talks on migration and on the eventual normalization of relations.
Congress On Cuba: Close, But No Cigar ... For Now
January 06 2015 9:16 AM EST
Some members of Congress have predicted tough battles over implementing President Obama’s historic Cuba policy shift.
Activists To Converge On Obama-Peña Nieto Meeting
January 06 2015 9:04 AM EST
The largest demonstration was scheduled to take place in front of the White House at 10 a.m.
Embattled On Both Sides Of The Border
January 06 2015 7:38 AM EST
When Obama meets with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Tuesday, it will be an opportunity for both leaders to hit the reset button.