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Obama and Castro will break Cold War ice in person
US President Barack Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro will have a historic face-to-face encounter at the Summit of the Americas this week, breaking the ice after decades of glacial relations.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev found guilty in Boston marathon bombing
He faces the death penalty.
A giant statue of Edward Snowden appeared overnight in a Brooklyn park
The NSA whistleblower was on John Oliver's TV show this weekend. That wasn't the only place he showed up.
Venezuela’s Maduro is racing to collect 10 million signatures against Obama
Even school kids are reportedly signing the petition, which the Venezuelan president plans to deliver in person to Obama next week.
These are the places that are trying to put the brakes on Uber
Uber's worth $40 billion. Will that be enough to cover its legal fees?
Lifting US sanctions to Iran's satisfaction won't be easy
Negotiators have made headway on a deal with Iran, but it doesn't mean they know anything more, for certain, about the country's nuclear plans.
Airbnb opens rental listings for US travelers to Cuba
Airbnb said it saw a 70 percent spike in US searches for rentals in Cuba, so it added more than 1,000 listings on the island.
6 stories that sound like April Fools’ Day hoaxes but aren’t
It’s so hard to know what to believe these days.
Constipation emergencies on the rise
US-CONSTIPATION-EMERGENCY:Constipation emergencies on the rise
The US isn’t the only country that sentences innocent people to death
40 percent of the world's capital punishment nations realized they had the wrong suspects last year, a new Amnesty International report finds.
Trevor Noah breaks the internet in South Africa after 'Daily Show' announcement
Here's how South Africans reacted to the news that the Johannesburg-born comedian will take over from Jon Stewart as the host of 'The Daily Show.'
Almost all the nations trying to keep Iran from a nuclear bomb have lots of nuclear bombs
With the exception of Germany, the countries negotiating with Iran right now — The United States, the United Kingdom, France, China and Russia —account for almost all of the world's nuclear weapons. Oh, and Israel too.
Report highlights 'deficiencies' at Philadelphia police
Philadelphia's police is riddled with "serious deficiencies" in its use of deadly force, the US Justice Department said Monday, amid a national debate about relations between law enforcement and African Americans.
Sao Paulo will now fine people who shame breastfeeding moms
The rest of the world still needs to catch up.
Gates and Bloomberg set up global anti-tobacco legal defense fund
The billionaire philanthropists are looking to help poor countries defend anti-smoking laws against cigarette corporations’ ‘bullying.’
Kerry says US will have to negotiate with Syria's Assad
The rise of a common enemy, hardline militant group Islamic State, appears to have slightly softened the West's stance towards the Syrian leader.
It turns out communist Vietnam loves capitalism more than the US does
Polls show the 'American Dream' is alive in Hanoi. In America? Not so much.
Here are 15 places around the world where your selfie stick is no longer welcome
The 'wand of narcissism' is considered a threat to people and priceless artworks.
2015 is proving to be another deadly year for free speech
From Paris to Cairo, controversial and opposition voices continue to be targeted and silenced around the world.
Women-only mosque aims to build female authority in Islam
The new house of prayer in Los Angeles is believed to be the first all-female mosque in the US.
8 ways you are killing the environment that you probably didn't even realize
Keurig coffee makers aren't the only culprits here.
US, France 'on same page' over Iran, want stronger deal: Kerry
The US and France sought on Saturday to play down any disagreements over nuclear talks with Iran.
Here are 5 women leaders fighting Europe’s toughest political battles
Surprise! None of them are Angela Merkel.
Here are some of the countries where having a uterus can be dangerous
Yep, the United States is one of them.
Israel's Netanyahu warns US against Iran nuclear deal
The speech escalated Netanyahu's campaign against President Barack Obama's Iran diplomacy, putting unprecedented stress on the two leaders' already strained ties.
Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to Congress: The drinking game
Bibi just had his rock star moment in Congress. Let's tally the score.
Brace yourself, Netanyahu has arrived in the US
The Israeli prime minister plans to give a speech on Iran in front of Congress. And there are a lot of people unhappy about that.
5 signs that Cuba is already very open to Americans
The talks between Havana and Washington may be slow going, but Cuba is clearly emerging from its 1950s time capsule.
Military judge won’t halt the trial of USS Cole terror suspect
An order forcing judges to live in Guantanamo, however, will delay the 9/11 case of Khalid Sheik Mohammed.
London Mayor Boris Johnson expounds on Boston's Olympic bid
GlobalPost exclusive: Johnson says the 2012 Games transformed the UK capital. 'There was a huge charge of good feeling, euphoria, serotonin.'