Obama's new hostage policy will help families, but may not free captives
On the anniversary of Jim Foley’s killing, journalist David Rohde reflects on US reforms.
Looking back on the death of James Foley
On the one-year anniversary of his death, GlobalPost’s CEO reflects on the correspondent's murder by the Islamic State.
Trump says he would raise visa fees to pay for Mexican border wall
The frontrunner in a crowded Republican field has made immigration a central plank of his campaign.
There have been more transgender murders reported in 2015 than ever before
Among the milestones for transgender people this year is a sad one: At least 13 trans women have been killed in the US.
On International Youth Day, the world risks squandering 'peak youth'
Analysis: Young people across the globe yearn for the opportunity to improve their lives.
A year since Ferguson, what has really changed?
So far this year, 24 unarmed black men have been shot and killed by police — one every nine days.
Trump on blood remark: no apology necessary, 'I cherish women'
'I've had such an amazing relationship with women in business. ... They are killers. They are phenomenal,' Trump said on ABC's 'This Week.'
Democratic senator breaks rank, announces he will vote against Iran deal
Chuck Schumer, a democrat from New York, just made things a lot harder for the Obama administration.
Here are the craziest things GOP candidates are selling at their online stores
You can buy a $75 'Guaca Bowle' to support Jeb! Bush's campaign.
Sexual violence plagues young women attempting to flee Central America
Sandra was one of the eighty percent of migrant women who are sexually assaulted as they escape to the US through Mexico.
In debate over Iran deal, both sides invoke the potential for war
Arguments for and against the nuclear deal with Iran are heating up.
Nashville assailant may have wanted to blow up cinema: police
US-USA-SHOOTING-TENNESSEE:Nashville assailant may have wanted to blow up cinema: police
US conservatives battle over immigration message as presidential race intensifies
President Obama won around 75 percent of the Latino vote in 2012. Republicans may lose out again with anti-immigrant rhetoric.
Problems in the US immigration court system are seemingly endless
Thousands of Central American minors are caught in the system.
Delta, United, and American Airlines to big game hunters: We're not shipping your 'trophies' anymore
Effective immediately, the airlines are banning freight shipments of lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies.
Obama is about to take on climate change like never before
The US president is expected to unveil a suite of far-reaching environmental regulations today.
Argentine executive to appear in US court in FIFA case
Alejandro Burzaco will be the third defendant arraigned in the case.
Zimbabwe wants Walter Palmer, Cecil the lion's killer, extradited
It's not clear the US will cooperate with the demand.
When Donald Trump calls immigrants 'illegal,' here's what he's really saying
Just because immigrants to the United States don't have papers doesn't mean they came to the country unlawfully.
Think girls can't do math? Watch this awesome video and learn a thing or two
Perhaps these students should be leading the global campaign to get more girls in STEM-related fields.
There's feces-covered cilantro in your guacamole because of labor abuses in Mexico
The FDA ban isn't just a contamination alert. It's a rare window into the labor that brings produce from the farm to our tables.
Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard to be released on parole Nov 21
After serving 30 years in prison.
Boston activist group credited for defeating Olympics pitch
The group tapped into a strong undercurrent of opposition, with Bostonians worried the event was too big for such a small city.
White House finally responds to petition calling for Snowden to be pardoned
The whitehouse.gov petition has been live since June 9, 2013.
Kerry warns Congress scrapping Iran deal would mean path to nuclear weapon
US-IRAN-NUCLEAR-CONGRESS:Kerry warns Congress scrapping Iran deal would mean path to nuclear weapon
Hackers take a page (literally) from Jane Austen
Researchers say literary passages are becoming a new way to hide malicious code.
The US says it's okay for Turkey to bomb the Islamic State and anti-IS Kurds at the same time
'These are two separate things,' a State Department spokesperson said of things that don't seem separate at all.
Kenyans welcome Obama as their own 'son of the soil'
But as the US president nears the end of his time in office, what legacy does he leave in Africa?
US Justice Department urged to probe Clinton emails
Part of the correspondence relates to the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya in 2012.
If you thought NASA's New Horizons mission was done blowing your mind, you were wrong
Internet, journalists, comedians on high alert as Donald Trump visits US-Mexican border
Donald Trump boarded his private jet for the Texas-Mexico border on Thursday and flew headlong into fresh controversy as a border agents union announced it was boycotting his visit