Here's how much aid the US wants to send foreign countries in 2015, and why (INFOGRAPHIC)
The Obama administration wants to give Israel more than $3 billion. Will it get it?
How Youngstown, Ohio became a poster child for post-industrial America (VIDEO)
Youth unemployment and 'underemployment' are major symptoms in a place that has lost the core of its economy.
Here's the supermoon, in case you missed it (PHOTOS)
This could be the biggest moon of the year.
This man has lost 63 relatives to the Islamic State
IS militants have kidnapped nearly every member of Assad Haig's family. He'll risk his life to get them back.
US Evangelicals cheer on Latin American culture wars
Church leaders in the United States are backing fights across the Americas against gay equality, abortion and pornography.
Iraq says Islamic State killed 500 Yazidis, buried some victims alive
The Yazidis are followers of an ancient religion and are part of Iraq's Kurdish minority. Many of their villages were destroyed when Saddam Hussein's troops tried to crush the Kurds.
Guess who gets hurt with Russia's foreign food ban
Putin’s new restrictions on imported agricultural products may finally do what US sanctions haven't: make Russians mad.
Obama says he authorized airstrikes in Iraq, speaks of 'genocide'
The president said aid and possible strikes are intended to counter gains by Islamic militants and save the lives of persecuted minorities.
Let these 20 nervous animals teach you the reality of the Ebola 'threat'
It's a crisis in West Africa. It is NOT a crisis in the United States. So chill out, seriously, and stop watching cable news.
General's killing exposes fault lines in the US-Afghan relationship
Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene was killed Tuesday in a green-on-blue shooting that left many others injured. He was the first US general killed on an overseas battlefield since the Vietnam War.
This is how inequality hurts the US economy
A new report by Standard & Poor's highlights the growing risks.
Starbucks storms China with its most aggressive overseas expansion yet
But can it succeed in a country where people drink three cups of coffee a year?
The three reasons why Western businesses fail in India
With a huge English-speaking population, India seems an obvious place for the world’s biggest companies to set up. It’s not that easy.
American Ebola patient set to arrive in Atlanta
The private jet carrying two American aid workers infected with the disease will land in Georgia later today.
These maps show from where the US and the EU import all their fuel
The fuel trade fuels a lot more than just trade.
US Congress fails at almost everything before a much-deserved vacation
It's cool. It's not like there are any pressing issues around the world at the moment.
7 insane problems outlined in the new Afghan reconstruction report
Think things are bad? You don’t know the half of it.
Putin doesn't look like he's about to give in
New US and EU sanctions may hurt Russia, but experts believe they probably won’t work.
The Obama administration is spending billions of dollars on nuclear weapons
The White House rejected a confidential proposal to accelerate work getting rid of nuclear security dangers, choosing to spend more money on weapons, instead.
US and Europe to escalate Russia sanctions
Western countries agree to sharply ratchet up economic sanctions as Ukrainian forces drive against rebels.
Camel milk. It's the new superfood
It's nutrient-rich, been said to help kids with autism and also serves as an aphrodisiac in some cultures. What's not to love?
Russia to US: Evidence? What evidence?
Moscow says allegations that the Russian military shelled targets across the border in Ukraine are fake — because the evidence was posted on Twitter.
Here are the world's cat countries and the world's dog countries
Which is more popular — cats or dogs — in your country?
Ebola terror spreads with new victims
An American doctor contracted the disease in Liberia and the first victim died from it in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown.
The New York Times calls for the legalization of marijuana
The publication compared the federal ban on cannabis to Prohibition.
This map shows just how many kids have been apprehended at the US border and where
The figures through June 30 tally 57,000 minors apprehended trying to cross into the US.
Latin America’s militaries are making a comeback
Bloody coups may now be practically unthinkable, but experts say the risks to democracy are real.
Honduran special forces are struggling to keep children from fleeing to the US
Honduras is a top sender of the historic flow of unaccompanied child migrants to the US. Can this elite security force come to the rescue?
How MH17 affects the calculus on aiding Syria’s rebels
Now here’s a scary news mash-up: What if Putin were Obama and separatists in Ukraine were US-backed rebels in Syria? With the downed Malaysia airliner, we may have just caught a glimpse of a worst-case scenario.
The US has invested tens of millions of taxpayer dollars to try to get Afghans to eat soybeans
It hasn't worked.
The FBI is entrapping Americans and charging them as terrorists, according to a new report
Human Rights Watch and the Human Rights Institute at Columbia Law School have confirmed all your worst fears about how the US government handles terrorism cases.