These are the world’s deadliest cities
A new report ranks the 50 most violent cities on the planet. Here's why Latin America crowds the list.
Russia basically just called Obama a hypocrite
"The Americans have taken the course of confrontation and do not assess their own steps critically at all," Russia's foreign minister said.
State of the Union: Obama gets tough
US President Barack Obama struck a defiant tone with Republicans in his annual speech.
Some French want a Patriot Act, but they have something even tougher
Analysis: France even has a vaguely worded law against 'association with wrongdoers' that lets authorities jail people whose actions assist a terrorist, whether they knew it or not
Here are 7 must-see foreign films that didn't get an Oscar nod
While 'Ida' won the Oscar for best foreign language film, these movies deserved a shot to compete.
The richest 1 percent will own more than half the world by 2016
It's the wealth gap that just keeps getting bigger.
US penetrated N. Korea computer systems in 2010
Hidden US software provided an 'early warning radar' that Pyongyang was behind the Sony hack, according to the New York Times.
These countries are for freedom of speech in France but not at home
It's a bit of the 'pot calling the kettle black,' wouldn't you say?
Is Ecuador’s ‘anti-imperialist’ president using US copyright law to censor online critics?
That's what rights groups accuse him of, after dubious complaints have prompted Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to take down posts criticizing Rafael Correa’s government.
These are the countries with the fastest broadband
Spoiler alert: The US isn't on this list.
South Korea has a free speech problem
Sure it’s a democracy and close US ally, as long as you don’t say anything nice about its arch-enemy.
Want to go to Cuba from the US? Here are 6 tips to decipher the new rules
The US government’s new regulations to travel to Cuba are confusing as they change the rules but not the law.
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim becomes top New York Times shareholder
What does that mean for the so-called 'newspaper of record?'
After Sony attack, hackers obliterate a Kim Jong Un video game
The US-based developer of 'Glorious Leader!' is considering abandoning the project.
Watch as Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson finish their insane free climb up El Capitan
No one has ever done this before.
Here’s a meth cook who’s helping boost Mexico’s drug traffic to the US
Meet Bernardo. The US deported him to Mexico. Now he's making big money cooking crystal meth to help serve a vast American market of addicts.
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.