Why The Keystone XL Decision Matters For UN Climate Talks
February 02 2015 11:55 AM EST
The Obama administration is on track to issue its final verdict of the Canada-to-Texas pipeline early this spring after a crucial Monday deadline passed.
Chile May Leave List Of Countries Banning Abortion
February 02 2015 11:23 AM EST
One of a handful of countries that still has a blanket ban on abortion may soon ease restrictions on it.
Harsher Penalties For Immigration Service Defrauders
February 02 2015 8:58 AM EST
The law makes it a felony to defraud people seeking legal immigration assistance of more than $1,000.
House May Vote On Keystone Next Week
February 02 2015 8:04 AM EST
Obama has threatened to veto the bill, because he is concerned about the environmental impact that the crude oil pipeline would have.
How To Celebrate Candlemas
February 02 2015 7:00 AM EST
Candlemas, also called Día de La Candelaria and La Chandeleur, is celebrated 40 days after Christmas.
Disneyland Measles Outbreak Tops 100 Cases
January 31 2015 7:54 PM EST
The White House is urging parents to heed the advice of public health officials and scientists, and get their children vaccinated.
Venezuela Law Allows Possible Use Of Deadly Force At Protests
January 31 2015 4:08 AM EST
The new measure authorizes the use of deadly force if soldiers feel their lives are threatened. It has been condemned by rights groups.
Venezuela Shoots Down Small Plane Carrying Cocaine
January 30 2015 11:32 PM EST
Authorities say the aircraft's pilot did not respond to communications.
Canadian Bill Would Provide New Powers To Combat Terrorism
January 30 2015 7:39 PM EST
"Criminalizing people's words and thoughts is misguided and won't make Canadians any safer," a civil libertarian says.
'We Do Not Accept Interference,' Argentine Official Says
January 30 2015 2:20 PM EST
Some U.S. lawmakers are calling for an international investigation into a prosecutor's death -- and Argentine officials aren't happy.
What's In The FBI's Top-Secret Cold War Plan?
January 30 2015 10:51 AM EST
The basics of Plan C were revealed in federal documents that were recently published by transparency organization MuckRock.
During Brazilian Drought, 'Water For Golf, But Not The Population'
January 30 2015 9:00 AM EST
Brazil’s worst drought since the 1930s is pushing the country into a desperate situation where there is not enough water and chronic blackouts.
Three Killed, Dozens Injured In Mexico Hospital Blast
January 30 2015 12:10 AM EST
Officials said a leak in a pipe from a gas truck was believed to have triggered the explosion.
Senate OKs Keystone Pipeline Bill
January 29 2015 4:50 PM EST
The Senate voted 62-36 to authorize the pipeline, which would bring Canadian oil to the U.S. It now goes to the House.
Pope Francis Moves Pallium Ceremonies To Local Dioceses
January 29 2015 2:23 PM EST
An investiture ceremony for new archbishops will be held in their local diocese rather than in Rome, the Vatican confirmed.
Chile Lawmakers Endorse Same-Sex Civil Unions
January 29 2015 11:23 AM EST
The predominantly Catholic country will become the sixth in Latin America to approve same-sex union rights.
Mentally Disabled Man Faces Execution
January 29 2015 7:51 AM EST
The Texas inmate, who defense attorneys say was diagnosed with mental retardation, is scheduled to die Thursday at 6 p.m. CT, unless the U.S. Supreme Court intervenes.
Nisman Didn't Trust His Security Detail, Acquaintance Says
January 28 2015 6:55 PM EST
The man who loaned Argentinean prosecutor Alberto Nisman the gun that killed him spoke out in a press conference.
Negotiations 'Wouldn't Make Any Sense'
January 28 2015 4:04 PM EST
Cuba's Raul Castro said "diplomatic rapprochement" would be of no value if the embargo wasn't lifted and Guantanamo Bay wasn't returned.
GOP Grills AG Nominee On Obama's Immigration Actions
January 28 2015 12:21 PM EST
Members of the Republican-controlled Senate Judiciary Committee grilled Loretta Lynch on the Obama administration’s actions on immigration.