Apparent Islamic State sympathizers hacked CENTCOM's social media for about an hour
A Pentagon official claims the hacks did not pose a security threat and that none of the information posted by the hackers was 'classified.'
The Twitter account of US CENTCOM, the command that oversees Middle East, has been hacked
A tweet sent from the official Twitter account before it was suspended claimed that the Islamic State is 'already here, we are in your PCs, in each military base.'
On gay rights, Vietnam is now more progressive than much of the US
The communist government just reversed its ban on same-sex marriage.
At least a million march in Paris, thousands join rallies around world (LIVE BLOG)
'Today Paris is the center of the world,' President Francois Hollande said Sunday.
US military closing bases in Europe
The Pentagon is learning how to operate within its means as budgets shrink.
7 cartoonists who have faced violence and threats for their work
It's a worldwide problem.
14 photos that show how Christians around the world are celebrating Orthodox Christmas
In many parts of the world, Christmas festivities are just beginning.
US Congress might be mostly male, but that's not the case in other countries
These are the countries with the most women in parliament.
This animation shows you why cluster bombs are so devastating to civilians
The US once dropped explosives in Afghanistan that, before detonation, looked an awful lot like humanitarian rations. Here's why they're still a problem there and beyond.
This map shows you how many foreigners live in each US state
California is on top.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto's 5 mountainous challenges for 2015
Mexico's leader, who meets Obama this week, enters his third year in office with his lowest approval rating yet.
The devastating legacy of unexploded US ordnance in Iraq
Iraq is one of the most bombed-out places in the world, where an estimated 50 million landmines and other munitions that could detonate at any time.
Actually, North Korea might not be guilty in the Sony hack
The Christmas release of 'The Interview' didn't attract the blowback that some feared. Maybe that's because the hermit kingdom isn't playing so big a role after all.
N. Korea calls Obama 'monkey,' blames US for blackout
The isolated dictatorship threatened the US with 'inescapable deadly blows.'
This map shows you just how many prisoners are in each US state
Four of the states in the US have a higher prison population per 100,000 than any nation abroad.
Cambodians still live with the painful legacy of US 'secret war' (VIDEO)
As funding decreases for programs that serve amputees and landmine victims, some Cambodian officials are calling on Washington to pay more to fix a problem largely of its own making.
In some U.S. churches, you can now take communion gluten-free
They're responding to the increasing prevalence of people with gluten intolerance.
Terrorist nation status would be a ‘big deal’ for North Korea
Following the Sony hack, Obama is weighing whether to add Kim Jong Un’s regime to its list of shame.
Police officers' slaying raises pressure on New York mayor
The union for New York police officers said that Mayor Bill de Blasio had blood on his hands after Saturday's shooting.
8 great stories to help you understand what's going on in Cuba
It’s a busy time of year for a big news story to break. But we've got you covered.
North Korea threatens 'ultra-harsh action' on US soil over hacking allegation
The North vowed to surpass the 'proportional response declared by Obama.'
Cuba says US must respect its communist system
President Raul Castro warned that Cuban-American exiles might try to sabotage the rapprochement.
Deadly Debris: The US legacy of unexploded remnants of war
The US has a spotty record of paying for cleanup in areas where its military inflicted damage.
North Korea says did not hack Sony, wants joint probe with US
North's foreign ministry said there would be 'grave consequences' if Washington refused to agree to the joint probe.
The Cuban expats are celebrating — the ones in Mexico, that is
Mexico has one of the biggest Cuban immigrant communities after the US. Many are happy Obama's restoring diplomatic relations with Havana, and hoping for an end to the trade embargo.
How Hugo Chavez helped bring the US and Cuba closer together
News analysis: It's going to be a bad year for Venezuela's leader Nicolas Maduro.
Americans, here's what you've been missing in Cuba all this time (PHOTOS)
A new era in US-Cuba relations could see a travel ban lifted. Here are some of the sights US citizens could be visiting soon.
No, Putin doesn’t know how to fix Russia’s economy
But don’t worry, he says, things will get better. Seeking to calm fears, the president blames the West for his country’s crisis.
Obama just sanctioned Venezuela. Here's what he needs to consider
Analysis: The US president imposed sanctions on Venezuelan government officials. He needs to take these not-so-small issues into account.
Thousands demand justice in Washington over police killings
The families of Michael Brown and Eric Garner were expected among the protesters at the 'Justice For All March.'
The 4 most interesting things about the freed Guantanamo prisoners in Uruguay
The small South American country looks like home for the four Syrians, one Tunisian and one Palestinian — at least for now.