Syria Backs Venezuela In Condemning Alleged US-Supported Coup Attempt
Caracas-Washington relations have been icier than usual lately, but Venezuela can always count on a voice of support from Syria.
Argentina's President Charged With Cover-up In Bombing Incident
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was formally accused of attempting to cover up Iran's alleged role in a 1994 bombing.
One Year After Deadly Protests, Venezuela Goes From Bad To Worse
It's been a year since Venezuelans launched mass protests over crime and the economy. Things are even worse now.
Ukraine Crisis: Cease-Fire Deal Is A Fragile, Ambiguous Pact
The eleventh-hour agreement could very well unravel if leaders can't hammer out solutions to the many unresolved issues.
Texas Aims To Keep National Guard At Border
The state lieutenant governor said drug cartels were anticipating troops' departure and called for millions in funding to keep them there for several more months.
Venezuela's Discount Oil Program Feared To Be On Shaky Ground As Caribbean Eyes Alternatives
The program offers Venezuelan oil to Caribbean countries at bargain prices. But Venezuela's economic woes are putting its future in doubt.
HSBC Leaks: Venezuela Had Third-Largest Amount Of Money Stored In Swiss Banks, Report Says
Venezuela had the third-largest amount of money stored in Swiss HSBC accounts, according to this week’s leaks.
Ukraine Crisis: Critical Week For Diplomacy As US, Europe Find Unity Elusive
It's a critical week for diplomacy on the Ukraine crisis, but Angela Merkel herself doubts it will do much good.
Colorado Revives Gun Control Debate In State Congress
Republicans pushed for seven bills to roll back gun control restrictions, but Democrats largely defeated those proposals.
'Upskirt' Photos Of 13-Year-Old Not Illegal, Oregon Judge Rules
The behavior was "lewd" and "appalling," but not illegal, the judge said.
Measles Outbreak: University Of California To Require Measles Vaccinations For Incoming Students
Currently, students across the university's 10 campuses are required only to get hepatitis B vaccines. That will change in 2017.
DHS Report Finds No Evidence Of Sexual Misconduct At Immigration Family Detention Center
Several women had complained about inappropriate relationships between male guards and female detainees at the Texas detention center.
Mexican Authorities Find 61 Bodies In Abandoned Funeral Home
Officials say they are investigating possible fraud by the funeral home operators.
Ukraine Crisis: US, European Officials Split Over Sending Arms To Ukraine
The U.S. is facing more pressure to send arms to Ukraine, but Europeans are balking.
Ashton Carter, Defense Secretary Nominee, Backs Supplying Lethal Arms To Ukraine Fighters
Ashton Carter said he was "very much inclined" toward supplying weapons to Ukraine.
Petrobras Shares Rise After CEO's Resignation Announcement
The head of Brazil's scandal-ridden oil giant had offered her resignation several times. This week, President Dilma Rousseff finally accepted it.
Venezuelan President Demands Identities Of Miami-Based Exile Group
President Nicolás Maduro demanded to know the identities of exiles who penned a letter to U.S. senators asking Venezuela be classified a "narco-state."
US Imposes New Travel Restrictions on Venezuelan Officials
Venezuela's president, who accused Joe Biden of plotting a coup, has another reason to be unhappy with Washington.
Puerto Rico To Debate Voting Rights For Noncitizens
Passing the bill would enfranchise the largely Dominican immigrant community, but critics say it dilutes citizenship privileges.
Chile's President Backs Law To Relax Abortion Restrictions
One of a handful of countries that still has a blanket ban on abortion may soon ease restrictions on it.
Alberto Nisman Death: Argentine Official Slams Marco Rubio's Call For Independent Investigation
Some U.S. lawmakers are calling for an international investigation into a prosecutor's death -- and Argentine officials aren't happy.
Brazil's Historic Drought Is Showing No Signs Of Abating
Brazil’s worst drought since the 1930s is pushing the country into a desperate situation where there is not enough water and chronic blackouts.
Chile Legislature Approves Civil Unions For Same-Sex Couples
The predominantly Catholic country will become the sixth in Latin America to approve same-sex union rights.
Venezuelan Former Bodyguard Says Country's Number 2 Is A Drug Trafficker; Venezuela Hits Back
A former top bodyguard, now in the U.S., may testify that the chief of the National Assembly leads a drug-trafficking organization.
House Delays Border Bill Vote As Republicans Reassess Immigration Strategy
GOP fissures and mixed strategies over the move to defund Obama's executive action may have put the border security bill on ice for now.
Alberto Nisman's Death: Argentina's Intelligence Overhaul Is The Latest In The Puzzle
Argentina's president is preparing to overhaul the national intelligence agency after a prosecutor's puzzling death.
Greece Elections: Syriza Gears Up For Win, But 'Grexit' Expectations Are Low
A win for the radical left would represent a major act of defiance of the continent's austerity hawks -- but don’t run for the so-called Grexit.
Immigration Reform 2015: GOP Splits Over ‘Toughest Border Security Bill Ever’
House Republicans are having trouble uniting over a bill addressing one of their biggest concerns: border security.
Venezuela's Maduro Lays Out Economic Reform Plans In State Of The Union Address, Gets Panned
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro used his annual address to reassure the country about falling oil prices. He did not succeed.
Argentina Court Publishes Late Prosecutor's Full Accusations Against President Kirchner
An Argentine court released the allegations against President Kirchner that a prosecutor planned to present before his sudden death this week.