Cuban Dissidents Arrested Before Free-Speech Protest
December 30 2014 8:35 PM EST
“Today’s detentions in Havana are a reminder that change won’t happen overnight in Cuba," the head of #CubaNow said.
Edmonton Man Kills 8, Then Self; May Be Area's Worst Mass Murder In Over A Century
December 30 2014 7:59 PM EST
Police said the killings stemmed from "incidents of domestic violence."
Journalists' Killings Rise To 118 In 2014, Press Group Says
December 30 2014 6:42 PM EST
Pakistan was the most dangerous country for the media, with 14 journalists killed, followed by Syria with 12.
Number Of Mexican Apprehensions Drop To Historic Lows
December 30 2014 4:39 PM EST
The number of Mexican apprehensions has fallen, but Mexicans still account for most of the nation’s unauthorized immigrant population.
US Calls For Release Of Americans In Iran, Denies Swap Deal
December 30 2014 2:32 PM EST
A lawyer for Amir Hekmati was quoted as saying the United States had sought his release through a prisoner swap.
In U.S.-Cuba Prisoner Swap, Mystery Surrounds The Unnamed 53
December 28 2014 8:26 PM EST
Dissident leaders say they were not consulted when the list of prisoners to be freed was drawn up.
US Will Soon Release More Guantanamo Detainees
December 26 2014 7:17 PM EST
Most of the remaining Gitmo prisoners are either too dangerous or Yemeni, or both. And Yemen is one of al Qaeda’s global strongholds.
California DMV To Issue Driver's Licenses To Undocumented Immigrants
December 26 2014 6:47 PM EST
Undocumented immigrants will be able to legally drive in California as a new law takes effect in 2015.
Mexican Priest's Body Discovered Christmas Day
December 26 2014 2:48 PM EST
Abducted after a long day celebrating Mass Sunday, Gregorio Lopez Gorostieta was subsequently slain: His body was found in Guerrero Thursday.
Brazil's Rousseff Picks Allies For Second-Term Cabinet
December 24 2014 2:01 AM EST
Rousseff appointed 13 new ministers, while trying to avoid picking any name that could be linked to the Petrobras corruption probe.
As Protests Continue, Nicaragua Canal Set To Break Ground
December 22 2014 12:23 PM EST
Construction of the mysterious $50 billion waterway is scheduled to begin Monday, but local resistance is still strong.
Malware Infecting Afghan Government Websites
December 21 2014 11:49 AM EST
A U.S. cybersecurity company recently found malware infecting the devices of visitors to Afghan government sites.
Around The World, People Agree: Government Doesn't Care
December 21 2014 11:49 AM EST
While almost three out of four people vote, a large majority of them say government doesn't care.
Communist Rule Continues In Cuba, Castro Says
December 20 2014 4:37 PM EST
In a televised speech, Raul Castro pledged that renewal of U.S. relations would not end communism in Cuba.
NYPD Suspends Cop Who Pummeled 16-Year-Old
December 20 2014 3:11 PM EST
Charges against the boy have been dropped, and the NYPD says it will investigate the incident.
Will Current Cigar Market Go Up In Smoke?
December 20 2014 11:44 AM EST
With the U.S. embargo on Cuban cigars lifted, there could be big disruptions in the marketplace.
Russia Calls New US Economic Sanctions Useless
December 20 2014 9:19 AM EST
Despite its crumbling economy, Russia says a new round of U.S. sanctions won't have the desired effect.
As US-Cuba Relations Change, How Can Americans Visit?
December 19 2014 3:08 PM EST
Americans have been vacationing in Cuba for decades, thanks to indirect flights through Canada and Mexico.
Guess Who The Loser Is In The US-Cuba Deal
December 19 2014 11:27 AM EST
Venezuela, already battling a torrent of economic problems, may now see its closest ally drift further away.
An Automotive 'Gold Mine' In Cuba
December 19 2014 8:23 AM EST
For more than a half-century Cuba’s American-made vehicles have taken an isolated beating. Now they may be easy pickings for classic car lovers.