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 couple more giant steps until the US and Cuba are truly friends again
Obama announced the US and Cuba will open embassies in each other's capitals. But it isn't all Cuba libres 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.
Human rights groups are already freaking out over the killer robots of tomorrow
Keep one eye on your Roomba.
GlobalPost is hiring a Deputy Social Media Editor
If you're a world news junkie with a love for making things go viral, we want to hear from you.
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