Brazil Petrobras Scandal: President Dilma Rousseff Approval Rating Falls To 7 Percent As Construction Executives Convicted
The gloomy new figures come a day after a federal judge convicted three top construction executives in the widening Petrobras probe.
Mexico Homicide Rate Drops 27 Percent Since Start Of Peña Nieto's Term
Anger still lingers over Mexico's security situation, but homicides have fallen 27 percent under President Peña Nieto's watch, according to new figures.
Immigration Reform 2015: US Asylum Backlogs Soaring, Testing Patience For Those Fleeing Persecution
Backlogs in U.S. asylum offices and immigration courts have hit new heights, leaving people fleeing persecution in limbo for years.
Greece Debt Crisis: IMF Call For Greek Debt Relief Caps Years Of Growing Concerns
The IMF opposition to the latest Greek bailout deal reflects years of growing trepidation over Greece's long-term debt sustainability.
Enrique Peña Nieto Approval Rating: Mexican President’s Visit To France Met By Protests From French Leftists
Enrique Peña Nieto, still reeling from drug lord El Chapo's prison escape, hasn't found much solace abroad.
Ecuador National Strike: Labor, Social Groups To Protest As Pressure On Correa Grows
President Rafael Correa has accused opposition groups of planning a "soft coup" against his government.
Immigration Reform: ICE Scales Back Family Detention For Those Showing 'Credible Fear' Of Return
The agency is softening its family detention policy, which has faced scrutiny over treatment of migrant mothers and children.
Greece Debt Crisis: Tsipras Calls For Deal That 'Respects The Greek People'
The draft proposal leaked Sunday includes provisions for a “temporary Grexit.”
Colombia And FARC Agree On De-Escalation Plan, Removing Roadblock To Historic Peace Deal
Sunday's agreement puts both sides back on track to finalizing a historic peace deal to end a decadeslong civil war.
Suicide Blast Near US Base In Afghanistan Reportedly Kills At Least 17
Sunday's explosion occurred near Camp Chapman, near the Pakistani border, which houses U.S. and Afghan troops.
Greece Debt Crisis: Tourist Businesses Fear Looming Tax Hikes
Small businesses say the proposed boosts in value-added taxes will put them in a bigger bind than the one they're in now and encourage even more tax evasion.
Airstrikes Kill 10 Somalis, Including Children: Reports
Aiming at al-Shabab, Kenyan warplanes killed five Somali children on their way to a religious school Sunday, local residents told news organizations.
Colombian Ex-President Returns To US 20 Years After Getting Visa Revoked
Ernesto Samper had his U.S. visa revoked in 1996 over allegations of ties to a drug cartel, but he returned Friday for a meeting at the United Nations.
Michigan Police Department Shifts Policy On Hijabs After Lawsuit
The move comes after a Muslim woman sued over being forced to remove her hijab in front of male officers during a traffic-related arrest.
Election 2016: Scott Walker Prematurely Tweets His Run For President
"Scott Walker is in. Are you?" read Walker's tweet. It was published Friday and quickly hidden.
Donald Trump Immigration Controversy: Arizona GOP Leaders Snub Candidate’s Phoenix Appearance
Some Republican leaders are trying to distance themselves from Trump after the inflammatory comments he made about Mexican immigrants.
Marco Rubio Says He Will 'Absolutely' Reverse US-Cuba Thaw As President
The Florida senator said he would "absolutely" undo the historic resumption of relations, a week after the White House announced it would soon reopen its embassy in Havana.
Immigration Reform: Transgender Immigrants Skeptical Of New Detention Guidelines Designed To Protect Them
Transgender women are frequently detained with men in immigration detention centers across the U.S. New rules are aiming to change this, but many doubt they will prevent abuse.
Colombia Peace Talks With FARC Rebels Could Collapse As Negotiations Head Into Final Stretch
Colombians' patience is wearing thin as fighting continues to threaten the remainder of the long peace process.
Dominican Republic Deportations: Facing Uncertain Future, Immigrants Begin Leaving For Haiti
Another critical deadline is looming, and migrants are facing a dilemma: Leave everything behind, or stay and risk deportation.
Brazil President Dilma Rousseff White House Visit Could Launch New Relationship After NSA Scandal
The U.S.-Brazil relationship turned frosty after NSA spying allegations broke in 2013, but now both sides are eager to move past the scandal, especially as Brazil's economy struggles.
South Korea MERS Outbreak: Health Ministry Confirms Two More Deaths
Thirty-one people have now died from the deadly outbreak in South Korea.
Donald Trump Miss USA Controversy: NBC Says It Disagrees With Trump's Immigration Comments
NBC is reportedly mulling over its future broadcast of the Miss USA pageant as controversy continues to unfold over the presidential candidate’s remarks on immigration last week.
Election 2016: Jeb Bush, Donald Trump Lead Republican Field In New Hampshire Poll
In the crowded Republican primary field, Jeb Bush is leading in New Hampshire with Donald Trump just a few steps behind.
Eritreans In Israel Protest For Refugee Protection
Israel has taken a hard line against Eritrean migrants seeking asylum there, according to Human Rights Watch.
After Nepal Quake, Nepalis In The US Now Eligible For Temporary Protection
Two months after Nepal's earthquake, the U.S. is allowing Nepalis in the country to stay for at least another year with work permits and protection against deportation.
Mexico Faces Pressure Over Migrant Safety After Spate Of Attacks
A crackdown on migration from Central America has led to concern Mexico's not doing enough to protect those fleeing violence.
Venezuelan Political Prisoner Leopoldo López Suspends Hunger Strike After 30 Days
Leopoldo López suspended his 30-day hunger strike after Venezuela announced a date for legislative elections -- one of his demands.
Venezuela Begins Countdown To Parliamentary Elections
Public support for President Nicolás Maduro has fallen dramatically since he entered office in 2013 and now hovers near 25 percent.
Brazil's Petrobras Scandal Keeps Rattling Brazil More Than A Year Into Probe
Petrobras once symbolized Brazil’s hopes for becoming a global economic force with which to be reckoned, but the juggernaut has stalled amid corruption charges.