US appeals court rules NSA bulk data sweep illegal
The agency's massive collection of phone records was found to exceed the scope of what Congress authorized.
US cigar makers brace for a Cuban invasion
As relations with Cuba thaw, the American premium cigar market —worth an estimated $2.6 billion — may be up for grabs.
Mexicans are baffled that the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight opened with Mexico's national anthem
Boxer Floyd Mayweather is American and his opponent Manny Pacquiao is Filipino. So why did the Mexican national anthem open their big match in Vegas?
Two extremist groups apparently clash in Texas
The American Freedom Defense Initiative, an anti-Muslim group, held a competition to draw caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad in Texas. And gunmen responded.
U.S. probing Islamic State claims it was behind Texas cartoon attack
US-USA-SHOOTING-TEXAS:U.S. probing Islamic State claims it was behind Texas cartoon attack
This Brazilian town is crazy about the Southern Confederacy (PHOTOS)
Once a year, deep in the sugar cane fields of southern Brazil, the Confederate battle flag rises again.
American police kill civilians at a shocking rate compared to other developed countries
Freddie Gray's death is part of a bigger story.
Cameron's Conservatives have at least one New York billionaire's vote
But Mike Bloomberg also gave a couple of reasons some of the public won't be voting that way.
This hilarious video has one message: Stop talking in code about menstruation
We all know the truth about 'Aunt Flo.'
The US is finally going to soften its hostage ransom policy
US officials are expected to stop prosecuting families of American hostages who communicate with kidnappers abroad or raise funds and pay ransoms, ABC news reported Sunday.
Chile's journalists union kicked out a powerful media mogul over CIA propaganda cash
Declassified US files say the CIA paid loads of money to top Chilean newspapers to 'set the stage for the military coup.'
If Obama apologized for 1 civilian drone victim every day, it would take him 3 years
The deaths of two Western hostages are part of a bigger tragedy.
Cuba has had a lung cancer vaccine for years
With a thaw in relations between the US and Cuba, CimaVax and other breakthrough drugs developed in Cuba may soon be available to Americans.
Obama admits accidentally killing 3 Americans in counterterrorism strikes in Pakistan
One American victim, killed along with an Italian, were Al Qaeda hostages. The two other Americans were alleged Al Qaeda affiliates.
This man claims he stole Intel chip designs for China and Iran, with FBI approval
The new documentary 'El Crazy Che' tells the unbelievable tale of Argentine programmer Guillermo Gaede.
Obama saying 'wha gwan Jamaica' has already become the greatest dancehall sample of all time
Here's some of the best ways DJs have remixed the US president's patois.
US deploys carrier to Yemen waters to monitor Iran convoy
Amid reports of a nine-ship Iranian convoy in the area.
US Catholic bishop involved in child pornography case resigns
U.S. Catholic bishop in child pornography case resigns
These 22 countries have produced 119 years of Boston Marathon winners
A history of running dominance in six charts.
Six Somali-Americans arrested trying to join Islamic State
Four were detained in Minneapolis while the other two were found in San Diego.
Mexico's drug cartels are making millions robbing multinational corporations
When gunmen in Mexico carried out one of the world’s biggest ever gold heists this month, Canadian pit operator McEwen Mining was left looking at $8.5 million in lost metal.
Just a few more giant steps until the US and Cuba are truly friends again
The old foes' relations are thawing faster than imagined, but it isn't Cuba libre just yet. Here's what comes next.
Obama's taking Cuba off the terror list
Lawmakers now have 45 days to oppose the decision.
The next US president could be dangerously clueless about foreign policy
All of the big candidates so far have said some pretty dumb things about the world.
You know exactly why Russian TV put an 18+ rating on Hillary Clinton's campaign video
Two men holding hands and talking about marrying each other was too much for one network fearing Russia's law against gay 'propaganda.'
Australia imposes penalties on anti-vaxxers
Parents in Australia who won't vaccinate their children will no longer qualify for government welfare programs.
Deal or not, many US states will keep sanctions grip on Iran
State-by-state US sanctions on Iran could complicate any warming of relations between the long-time foes.
Hillary Clinton: 'I'm running for president'
Hillary Clinton launched her bid Sunday to become the first woman to win the White House, and announced a campaign tour to showcase her support for 'everyday Americans.'
There are hundreds of 'micronations' you've never heard of
Countries that exist almost entirely online, or are comprised of one person, come together today at MicroCon 2015.
The DEA gets sued for spying on Americans' international phone calls
Human Rights Watch wants to make sure the US drug agency terminates and never restarts its bulk phone data collection.
Women-only public transportation really isn't going to solve sexual harassment
It's just another innovative way of placing the blame on women, according to some feminists.