Nepal Earthquake Update: In Kathmandu’s Tent City, Government Services Few And Far Between
Quake survivors are relying on meager meals and open-air toilets in sprawling encampments.
Nepal Earthquake Update: Grief, Anxiety, Fear Linger In Kathmandu
Relatives constructed makeshift pyres after failing to find space in the designated cremation areas as thousands camped by a river around Kathmandu.
Mexico’s Missing Students: Relatives Of The Disappeared Aim To Galvanize US Support
Relatives of the disappeared are linking up with U.S. activists fighting for migrants' rights and against police brutality.
Venezuela Lawmakers Begin Battle Over High-Stakes Legislative Elections
The opposition wants to recall the president if it wins big in the elections but says the government is already trying to manipulate the race.
Why The US Is Cautious In Yemen While Fighting Continues
Washington's balancing act is being tested after Saudi airstrikes resume and Iranian ships advance toward Yemen's waters.
El Salvador Violence Soars As Government Prepares Battalions Against Gangs
The government is toughening its offensive against gangs after emerging from its deadliest month in a decade.
Venezuela Gets $5 Billion In Development Funds From China
The money is for "development financing," but President Nicolás Maduro offered no other details on conditions for the funds.
Education Researchers Aim To Scrutinize College Rankings
The annual lists have always provoked criticism, but some researchers say it's time to take a closer look to see how institutions can make better use of them.
Oklahoma Approves Nitrogen Gas As Backup Execution Method
Nitrogen gas as an execution method was approved in Oklahoma a year after the botched execution of Clayton Lockett.
Two Cuban Dissidents Hope To Make History In Municipal Elections
Two Cuban men are hoping to be the first non-Communist Party politicians in elected positions on the island in decades.
Election 2016: Republican Presidential Contenders Strive To Shine At New Hampshire Summit
As the Republican field remains wide open, candidates tried to distinguish themselves from their potential opponents. Donald Trump made an appearance, too.
Pope Francis In Italy Calls On European Union To Step Up Response To Mediterranean Migrant Crisis
The influx of migrants in the Mediterranean is threatening to exceed last year's record numbers. More than 450 are thought to have drowned this week alone.
Venezuela-Spain Diplomatic Dustup Marks The Latest In Long List Of Spats
A new spat arose between the two countries this week, the latest in a long list of tense episodes.
Venezuela's Medical Exodus, A Result Of Its Contracting Economy, Spurs Fears Of National Health Crisis
Thousands of doctors have left Venezuela since 2003 — and most of those vacancies have gone unfilled. The shortage is now hurtling toward a critical point.
Venezuelan First Lady Gets Her Own Weekly TV Show
Cilia Flores, wife of President Nicolas Maduro, will showcase the country's socialist transformation "from the perspective of a sensitive woman."
Immigrant Mothers Begin Second Hunger Strike At Massive Texas Detention Center
Mothers being housed at the 532-bed facility say officials treat them -- and their minor children -- like criminals.
Argentina Shootout Highlights Drug Violence In Buenos Aires Slum
A grisly shootout is highlighting the drug trade happening in Argentina's capital. Pope Francis has warned that Argentina could go the way of Mexico if drug trafficking isn't addressed.
China Doesn’t Want To Finance Nicaragua’s Canal, Panama Canal Authority Says
The administrator of the Panama Canal countered suspicions that the Chinese government was quietly backing Nicaragua's project.
Immigration Reform And The 2016 Race: Where Do Presidential Hopefuls Stand On Immigration?
Marco Rubio is facing scrutiny for flip-flopping on immigration reform while Hillary Clinton has remained quiet on the issue.
Plight Of Ex-Guantánamo Detainees In Uruguay Shows Trouble Of Adjusting After Detention
Six ex-detainees resettled in Uruguay are facing a tough time being something they aren't used to: free men.
US-Cuba Relations Will Be Main Attraction At Summit Of The Americas
The historic thaw between the United States and Cuba will highlight this week’s Summit of the Americas, as long as tensions with Venezuela don’t sour the event.
Immigration Reform: When Deporting Felons Breaks Families Apart
President Obama pledged to deport "felons, not families." But often those two things are not mutually exclusive.
Colombia's President Santos Speaks Out Against US Sanctions On Venezuela
"We have always believed that unilateral sanctions are counterproductive," President Juan Manuel Santos said.
US Army To Investigate Allegations Of Child Rape In Colombia
A landmark report on Colombia's ongoing conflict said U.S. soldiers and contractors raped more than 50 girls in the mid-2000s.
Mexico Steps Up Deportations Of Central American Migrants
While the U.S. is hoping to prevent another border crisis this year, Mexico is cutting the flow at its own southern frontier.
Good Friday: Pope Denounces ‘Complicit Silence’ Over Killing Of Christians
The Roman Catholic Pope Francis made the remarks while presiding over the Via Crucis procession on Good Friday in Rome.
Memories Pizza GoFundMe Campaign Collects $842,387 For Indiana Couple Opposed To Gay Marriage
The campaign amassed $842,387 in two days for the Indiana couple who said catering a gay wedding conflicted with their faith.
Sarah Brady, Gun Control Advocate And Wife Of Former US Press Secretary, Dies At 73
She was the widow of former White House Press Secretary James Brady, who was critically injured in an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan.
Chicago City Council Officials Demand Release Of Rahm Emanuel ‘Secret Emails’
As a runoff election nears, calls are growing for the mayor to release more than 1,500 emails between him and a top campaign donor.
Russia Readying Up To $1.2 Billion For Tajikistan To Fight Against ISIS: Report
Moscow may provide up to $1.2 billion in military hardware, the newspaper Kommersant reported.