The US isn’t the only country that sentences innocent people to death
40 percent of the world's capital punishment nations realized they had the wrong suspects last year, a new Amnesty International report finds.
Trevor Noah breaks the internet in South Africa after 'Daily Show' announcement
Here's how South Africans reacted to the news that the Johannesburg-born comedian will take over from Jon Stewart as the host of 'The Daily Show.'
Almost all the nations trying to keep Iran from a nuclear bomb have lots of nuclear bombs
With the exception of Germany, the countries negotiating with Iran right now — The United States, the United Kingdom, France, China and Russia —account for almost all of the world's nuclear weapons. Oh, and Israel too.
Report highlights 'deficiencies' at Philadelphia police
Philadelphia's police is riddled with "serious deficiencies" in its use of deadly force, the US Justice Department said Monday, amid a national debate about relations between law enforcement and African Americans.
Sao Paulo will now fine people who shame breastfeeding moms
The rest of the world still needs to catch up.
Gates and Bloomberg set up global anti-tobacco legal defense fund
The billionaire philanthropists are looking to help poor countries defend anti-smoking laws against cigarette corporations’ ‘bullying.’
Kerry says US will have to negotiate with Syria's Assad
The rise of a common enemy, hardline militant group Islamic State, appears to have slightly softened the West's stance towards the Syrian leader.
It turns out communist Vietnam loves capitalism more than the US does
Polls show the 'American Dream' is alive in Hanoi. In America? Not so much.
Here are 15 places around the world where your selfie stick is no longer welcome
The 'wand of narcissism' is considered a threat to people and priceless artworks.
2015 is proving to be another deadly year for free speech
From Paris to Cairo, controversial and opposition voices continue to be targeted and silenced around the world.
Women-only mosque aims to build female authority in Islam
The new house of prayer in Los Angeles is believed to be the first all-female mosque in the US.
8 ways you are killing the environment that you probably didn't even realize
Keurig coffee makers aren't the only culprits here.
US, France 'on same page' over Iran, want stronger deal: Kerry
The US and France sought on Saturday to play down any disagreements over nuclear talks with Iran.
Here are 5 women leaders fighting Europe’s toughest political battles
Surprise! None of them are Angela Merkel.
Here are some of the countries where having a uterus can be dangerous
Yep, the United States is one of them.
Israel's Netanyahu warns US against Iran nuclear deal
The speech escalated Netanyahu's campaign against President Barack Obama's Iran diplomacy, putting unprecedented stress on the two leaders' already strained ties.
Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to Congress: The drinking game
Bibi just had his rock star moment in Congress. Let's tally the score.
Brace yourself, Netanyahu has arrived in the US
The Israeli prime minister plans to give a speech on Iran in front of Congress. And there are a lot of people unhappy about that.
5 signs that Cuba is already very open to Americans
The talks between Havana and Washington may be slow going, but Cuba is clearly emerging from its 1950s time capsule.
Military judge won’t halt the trial of USS Cole terror suspect
An order forcing judges to live in Guantanamo, however, will delay the 9/11 case of Khalid Sheik Mohammed.
London Mayor Boris Johnson expounds on Boston's Olympic bid
GlobalPost exclusive: Johnson says the 2012 Games transformed the UK capital. 'There was a huge charge of good feeling, euphoria, serotonin.'
US charges 3 with conspiring to support Islamic State, planning attacks
All three men live in Brooklyn in New York City.
'American Sniper' killer sentenced to life in prison
Former Marine Eddie Ray Routh shot to death famed Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a Texas shooting range in February 2013.
Concerns over 'unlawful influence' are holding up the trial of alleged USS Cole bomber
The military judge in the trial said hearings will not move forward until he determines whether a senior Pentagon official was unlawfully involved in the trial proceedings.
Efforts to speed up a Guantanamo detainee trial may actually slow it down
Abd al-Rahim Al-Nashiri is one of five high-level detainees identified as having been subject to torture like waterboarding and rectal feeding.
After apparent Al Shabaab mall threat, shoppers keep calm and carry on
Security is heightened at malls from Minnesota to Paris but officials see no sign of attack plans.
Al Shabaab threatens to attack Mall of America
The Al-Qaeda-linked group also threatened Canada's West Edmonton Mall, London's famous Oxford Street shopping hub and two malls in France.
Obama says world needs to address the problems that fuel terrorism
In counterterrorism speech, the American president said extremism builds when millions are left impoverished.
Cheering for the Islamic State on Facebook can get you jailed in the UK
In the US material support for terrorism is banned. But in Britain, even social media posts and T-shirts can be foul play.
Venezuela's currency plummets but President Maduro keeps talking coups
Devaluation? What devaluation?
Obama denounces 'outrageous murders' of 3 students in Chapel Hill shooting
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praised the three victims, who were all involved in humanitarian aid work, as representing the best values of global citizenship.