US patrols in the South China Sea will enrage Beijing — and Washington knows it
The Pentagon is poised to send US warships skirting closer than ever before to the secretive island outposts that China is determined to claim.
Sea level rise will swallow Miami, New Orleans
Say goodbye to Miami and New Orleans. No matter what we do to curb global warming, these and other beloved US cities will sink below rising seas, according to a study Monday.
NASA Mars rover finds clear evidence for ancient, long-lived lakes
'If one discovers evidence of lakes, that's a very positive sign for life.'
Mexicans are determined to have the last laugh on Donald Trump
Major US companies are holding $2.1 trillion overseas to avoid taxes
The 500 largest American companies would collectively owe an estimated $620 billion in US tax if they repatriated the funds, according to a new study.
UN chief urges the US to curb its 'appalling' gun violence
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday urged the United States to take action to curb gun violence, saying it was taking an 'appalling toll' on American society.
Indigenous leaders, women and youth call for community-led development at UNGA
Including civil society in international development plans is not new, but their increased prominence is.
How a 5-minute phone call put the 9/11 trial on hold for more than a year
Ramzi bin al Shibh, who military prosecutors say relayed money and messages to the 9/11 hijackers, asked his lawyers to send a message to his nephew in Yemen. The rest is history.
At a loss for words after Thursday's shooting? Consider this one: Terrorism
Americans are the biggest terror threat in America.
75 percent of Republicans say they're 'less likely' to vote for a Muslim: Reuters/Ipsos poll
When the poll was narrowed to just likely Republican primary voters, the total jumped to 84 percent.
Oregon attorney general says 13 killed in school shooting
Up to 20 people have been reported critically injured, including one woman who was shot in the chest.
Gunman in Oregon college massacre committed suicide
US-USA-SHOOTING-OREGON:Gunman in Oregon college massacre committed suicide
Trevor Noah’s Daily Show debut gets rave reviews — from South Africa, at least
Sept. 29, 2015: From Comedy Central's world news headquarters in New York, it's #TrevorDay.
World leaders served lunch made from 'trash' at United Nations
Chefs cooked a lunch made entirely of food that would have ended up in garbage bins, highlighting the extraordinary waste in modern diets and its role in worsening climate change.
Pope electrifies Philadelphia with advice on family, immigration
Pope Francis addressed a festival of families attended by tens of thousands of Catholics, offering a frank assessment of the difficulties of life and a prescription for love on the penultimate day of his US tour.
UN to adopt ambitious new goals today
The UN General Assembly is underway.
WGBH announces plans to acquire GlobalPost
GlobalPost’s reporting capacity will be integrated into Public Radio International (PRI) and its global news platforms and operations.
Pope's comments on child sex abuse anger victims
Pope Francis praised his clergy in its handling of child sex scandals in the United States.
Pope Francis urges US bishops to end Church sex abuse
Pope Francis told US bishops on Wednesday to work to ensure the sex abuse scandal that has rocked the Catholic Church never happens again.
Xi Jinping and Pope Francis compete for attention in the United States
Guess who is winning.
Cómo los presuntos abusadores sexuales del Vaticano se esconden y predican en Sudamérica (VIDEO)
Un documental de GlobalPost.
América del Sur se convierte en refugio para los presuntos pederastas de la iglesia
El Vaticano no se expresó al respecto.
Pope Francis visits the United States for the first time in his life
Will he address the continuing saga of child sex abuse in the Catholic Church?
Pope Francis needs to do more to stop priest sex abuse, advocates say
‘To be blunt, Francis hasn’t exposed one cleric…’
Every Republican candidate did something weird last night
Foreign policy dominates second Republican debate.
The US military may be fabricating intelligence reports about its war with the Islamic State
The war is not going as well as some senior officers might like to think, intelligence analysts say.
Cuba's Raul Castro will head to New York this month for the UN General Assembly
It will be his first known United States visit since shortly after the Castro brothers toppled a US-friendly dictator in 1959.
Why an increase in US interest rates matters to the whole world
The Federal Reserve's decision affects everyone. Including you.
DARPA's new prosthetic hand could let amputees feel touch sensations
'We’ve completed the circuit.'
US dentist who killed Cecil the lion finally speaks
Walter Palmer, who killed Zimbabwe's beloved Cecil the lion, has broken weeks of silence.
Women in politics: How the US compares with the world (VIDEO)
Even if presidential candidate Hilary Clinton wins, America will have a long way to go toward equal representation.