These 5 countries are crushing the whole gender equality thing at home
And then, of course, there are those that are not.
A respected AFP journalist, his wife and 2 children were among the 9 killed by the Taliban yesterday
Prominent Afghan journalists responded to the killing by announcing a boycott of Taliban coverage for 15 days.
Exclusive: Uruguay may import marijuana from Canada
While it waits for weed to grow, the South American country could turn to Canadian pot producers to kickstart its newly legalized marijuana industry, top lawmakers — including the first lady — tell GlobalPost.
In good years, snowy owls build nests out of dead lemmings
'They will eat pretty much anything they can jam down their throats.' Including dolphins.
Cold (One) War: White House promises to pay up Olympic beer bet with Canada
White House says President Obama has every intention of paying up on a bet with Canada's prime minister over their Olympic hockey bets.
Newspaper apologizes for cartoon showing swastika flying over Canada's parliament
Readers have been slow to forgive over satire that was 'simply aligning the Harper government’s policies with the Nazis.'
This graphic shows how much money homophobia is costing Uganda
As worldwide governments pull foreign aid in response to its anti-gay law, Uganda is losing millions.
This is what Toronto Mayor Rob Ford plans to do next
On the off-chance Rob Ford doesn't get re-elected this fall, here's what he plans to do.
Ukraine's diaspora could be key to recovery
From Canada to Portugal, 20 million Ukrainians abroad look anxiously to their homeland.
Rob Ford tells Today show he's in shape, ready to run in crowded mayoral race (VIDEO)
Some high-profile Canadian politicians, and more than a few from the fringe, form a group of about 30 eager to defeat Toronto Mayor Rob Ford ... eight months from now.
Bye-bye, Uncle Sam: This is where Americans go when they renounce their citizenship
The US is still the top destination for immigrants, but plenty of Americans are leaving too.
Icy and that's OK: Leaders from Canada-US-Mexico revive Three Amigos image for cameras
Did Obama, Pena Nieto and Harper get any real work done at the so-called Three Amigos summit? If they did, they didn't tell us about it.
Obama lunches in Mexico, business is served
NAFTA refreshments and the Trans-Pacific Partnership are on the menu when Obama meets Canada's Stephen Harper and Mexico's Enrique Pena Nieto, while immigration and gang wars simmer.
2 sexy Sochi ads with a pro-gay message
These commercials bring the hotness, no matter which team you play for.
Rob Ford wants rainbow flag removed from Toronto's city hall
Many Canadian cities are flying a rainbow flag to support LGBT athletes in Sochi at the Winter Games, but Rob Ford said a Canadian flag would be better.
Drilling for water on the moon possible within 5 years, Canadian company says
Drilling for water on the moon within five years possible, say developers of space drill, who predict resulting economic space race.
8 celebrities who have been deported (Listen up, Biebs)
Don't worry, Justin. If you end up being deported, you're in good company.
White House says it will review petition to deport Justin Bieber
The White House says it will respond to a petition on deporting Justin Bieber after it passed 100,000 signatures Wednesday.
These are the 29 foreign nationals executed in the US since 1976
US authorities failed to inform all but one of the arrested foreign nationals of their right to seek consular assistance, violating the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations.
New Rob Ford video shows mayor ranting, swearing in Jamaican accent
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says what he does on his own time is nothing reporters should worry about.
Assisted suicide case ends in American woman's release from Canadian jail
Linda Jean McNall and her mother, Shirley Vann, were broke and sick when they drove from Arizona to Alberta to end their lives.
It’s a cold, cold world: The lowest temperatures ever recorded on Earth
Sure, North America is cold right now. But our planet can get a lot colder.
Toronto: Ice storm leaves hundreds of thousands without power in Canada's largest city
A major ice storm has left parts of Quebec and Ontario with dangerous road conditions, travel delays and power outages.
Ice storm knocks out power for 445,000 in Ontario and Quebec
Officials say the heat and the lights won’t come back on for many homes until after Christmas.
Canada's prostitution laws struck down by Supreme Court as unconstitutional
Supreme Court of Canada strikes down laws banning street solicitation, brothels and living off the avails for putting sex workers in harm's way.
Rob Ford takes heat for bizarre dance break in council meeting (VIDEO)
Still in the throes of a crack cocaine scandal, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford put his dancing shoes on and cut a rug in a bizarre dance break during Tuesday's city council meeting.
Pam Anderson, Sam Simon offer $1M to end seal hunt in Newfoundland (VIDEO)
Actress Pamela Anderson, Hollywood producer Sam Simon land in Newfoundland with oversize check, goal of ending seal hunt.
Helicopter rescues stranded crane operator as fire rages below (VIDEO)
Trapped crane operator in Kingston, Ont., Canada, forced to flee to end of crane arm as flames raged around him.
Canadian man to give away $40 million lottery win to charity
“I’m fortunate enough that I’ve done well for myself … financially. I don’t need the money."
Mayor Rob Ford faces libel lawsuit from Toronto Star reporter (VIDEO)
Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale says crack-smoking Mayor Rob Ford all-but accused him of being a pedophile.
Russia using military might to stake claims on North Pole, energy reserves
Russian President Vladimir Putin orders military to reassert presence in Arctic, prompting Canada to say it needs to defend one of it own: Santa Claus.