These are all the countries where same-sex marriage is legal (MAP)
The United States joins 20 other countries where same-sex marriage is now simply known as "marriage."
Landmark US Supreme Court ruling legalizes gay marriage nationwide
The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the US Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry, handing a historic triumph to the American gay rights movement.
Here's why you should stop celebrating the Supreme Court's Obamacare ruling
These countries should remind us just how far we have to go.
Hillary Clinton lauds apprenticeships as solution to youth unemployment
The presidential candidate touts the value of vocational training for young people and businesses in America.
Univision will no longer show Miss Universe after Trump's anti-Mexican remarks
That could hit the Donald where it hurts — his wallet.
Turns out people get angry when you say white Americans are terrorists, too
There's a common post-9/11 assumption about terrorism in the United States — that it’s mainly the work of Muslims and foreigners. It’s not.
Obama admits US government let down hostage families (VIDEO)
Will a new set of policies do enough to help the relatives of captives held abroad?
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev addressed his victims in court today. Here's what he said
The judge had the last word, and he didn't hold back.
WikiLeaks reveals US spying on French President Francois Hollande
Founder Julian Assange promised to release more documents soon.
White Americans are the biggest terror threat in the United States
Since Sept. 11, 2001, it is white supremacists and other right-wing groups that account for the majority of terrorist attacks on US soil, a new report finds.
Obama reassures France after 'unacceptable' NSA spying
US-FRANCE-WIKILEAKS:Obama reassures France after 'unacceptable' NSA spying
US will not prosecute families for paying hostage ransom
The policy, announced by President Barack Obama on Wednesday, changes the way the government handles cases in which Americans are taken hostage by groups like the Islamic State.
It's time for China and the US to have a talk
The world's two megapowers have not been feeling very chummy lately, which is why it's particularly important that today, high officials from the countries meet in Washington.
Obama said the N-word publicly. These white US presidents used it behind everyone's backs
Analysis: The president was making a complex point about race in America, but all anyone heard was a single word.
Call it an arms race
Russia and NATO are gearing up, just in case.
The world has gone retro: Russia and NATO are making the Cold War hot again
Analysis: There’s an arms race, war games and even nuclear saber-rattling. But some important things have changed since the old Cold War.
Mexico to Donald Trump: You are one ‘ignorant,' 'prejudiced' hombre
'They’re rapists,' Trump said of Mexicans while announcing his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
Suspect caught in Charleston church 'hate crime' shooting
US police on Thursday arrested a 21-year-old white man suspected of killing nine people at a prayer meeting in one of the nation's oldest black churches.
Here's why you shouldn't be celebrating the new $10 banknote
Sure, it will feature a woman. But she will have to share the honor with a man. And there's more.
21 Republican US senators just voted against a ban on torture. Here are their names
Who are the elected lawmakers who read the CIA torture report and thought — meh?
Wal-Mart apparently has $76 billion stashed in offshore tax havens
The corporation has built a network of 78 subsidiaries and branches in 15 offshore tax havens to minimize taxes, said a report by tax reform group Americans for Tax Fairness.
Meet the evangelical preacher who teaches unaccompanied migrant girls how to sew
A Colombian refugee herself, Margarita Monsalve now helps Central American girls and their caretakers earn money.
Exclusive: Russia and the US are competing for a space partnership with Brazil
It's opening up yet another theater in their rivalry for allies and influence.
Suspect dead after gun, bomb attack on Dallas police HQ
A man sprayed gunfire and planted several bombs at Dallas police headquarters in a rampage that came to a brutal end when snipers shot him dead.
Suspect shot in Dallas police HQ attack
Snipers shot and presumably killed a man Saturday after he attacked the police headquarters in Dallas and planted bombs in a dramatic rampage in the Texas city.
Here are 11 places where you can get naked without getting arrested
Malaysia's Mount Kinabalu is not one of them.
Venezuela quotes a made-up White House 'spokesman' to debunk drug-trafficking allegations
It's like The Onion of diplomacy.
Obama heads to Congress for last-minute trade push
Today there will be a make-or-break vote on legislation that would grant the president authority to finalize a sweeping trade deal with 11 Pacific Rim nations.
The quality of this 8K YouTube video is so good you probably won't be able to watch it
Is 'Ghost Towns' too real for you?
Dear America, this is what you look like when you visit us. Love, the World
How do you spot an American? Here's what the rest of the planet thinks.
Google Street View goes underwater for #WorldOceansDay
'Mapping the ocean is key to preserving it.'