Why is Ukraine having such a hard time getting its message across?
Commentary: Disbelief about Western reluctance to aid Ukraine’s military is turning into anger.
All the people march for climate change
The 'People's Climate March' in New York has been endorsed by more than 1,400 organizations.
The US is not giving the public a heads up on when it will strike IS in Syria
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said each air strike would not require approval by Obama.
At UN General Assembly, global health projects are big business (VIDEO)
Public-private partnerships are emerging as the preferred way to approach aid and development challenges.
Venezuela’s president is bullying a Harvard professor
Nicolas Maduro is fuming over a Kennedy School economist’s suggestion that his policies favor Wall Street over his own country.
On Location Video: What the front-line fight against the Islamic State looks like
Even Iran is on the ground in Iraq now, fighting on the same side as the United States.
A 6-year-old Honduran migrant goes to Washington
With US immigration reform long delayed, a Honduran mother and son head to the capital to tell lawmakers why they came to Boston and should be allowed to stay.
Islamic State claims beheading of British hostage David Haines
The Sunni extremist group reportedly said it executed the British aid worker and threatened to kill another British hostage in retaliation for UK's entering a coalition with the US against the militants.
Uganda foils 'imminent' Al Shabaab attack, US says
The US government warns that the Al Qaeda-linked insurgents from Somalia could try to exact revenge for a US airstrike that killed the militant group's commander.
US banks on strong Iraq coalition, but allies are hesitant
The United States says it is "comfortable" it can forge an alliance, but will it end up finding itself out on a limb?
What Obama said vs. what the Islamic State heard
President Barack Obama laid out a four-point plan to 'destroy' the Islamic State. The extremists are likely hearing he has zero points. Here's a closer look.
Obama announces his plan to 'degrade and ultimately destroy' Islamic State (LIVE VIDEO)
The White House has said Obama has the authority he needs to take action against the militant group.
In a speech Wednesday, Obama will lay out plans for Islamic State offensive
The speech underscores the degree to which Islamic State has become an urgent issue for the United States.
NATO to Putin: Don't even think about messing with eastern allies
The crisis in Ukraine is forcing the Western alliance back to a Cold War-style focus on collective defense.
'Comfort women' who serviced US soldiers demand justice
They are suing the South Korean government for allegedly encouraging the prostitution that ruined their lives.
Scientist Paul Mayewski talks about the immense climate changes we're already seeing and how we have to adapt.
So this is Obama's motley crew to counter the Islamic State
With NATO, Iran, reluctant Mideast allies and Kurdish separatist rebels, what could go wrong?
The West is raising the stakes over Ukraine
France halts warship sale to Russia, the EU is poised to impose more sanctions and NATO is boosting its defenses. But will it deter Putin?
These Peruvian circus lions could be headed to a new life in Colorado (PHOTOS)
The Andean nation is the latest to join the global crackdown on performing wild animals.
Tourists are pouring back to Mexican beaches after a security image facelift
Mexico is receiving record foreign visitors. It must be safe again, right?
Should the US team up with Assad against the Islamic State in Syria?
The pros and cons of an intervention that would likely benefit a president the US has sworn to bring down.
How the US militarizes the world's police, not just Ferguson's
The story of police militarization in the US and abroad is complicated, and involves the importation and exportation of equipment, tactics, and funds for the purposes of domestic and international security. Here's one part of that story.
Rick Perry's Islamic State remark joins a list of Mexican-border terror threat claims
Here’s a look at four major claims of faraway terrorism stirring in America's southern frontier. In some of those cases, at least, officials actually attempted to provide evidence, with varying success.
US announces crackdown on shady puppy imports
The move comes two months after a GlobalPost investigation into the dark world of Korean puppy mills.
This map shows which countries prefer China over the United States
The Middle East is a much bigger fan of China. The US wins Europe. And Argentina can't make up its mind.
Social media users censored how they TRULY felt about Snowden's NSA leaks
New Pew Research study finds people don't share as much as we think they do on social media.
British homing in on Foley's killer
The Sunday Times said that intelligence services have identified the fighter suspected of killing journalist James Foley but have yet to divulge the suspect's name.
After 2 years, US hostage Theo Curtis freed in Syria
The news comes days after video surfaced of fellow American journalist and hostage James Foley being executed by the Islamic State.
Everyone from Tibetan monks to Iran's Supreme Leader is watching Ferguson. Here's how they're reacting
The killing of Michael Brown matters to folks around the globe.
The US considers going after the Islamic State in Syria
'We will do what's necessary to protect Americans and see that justice is done for what we saw with the barbaric killing of Jim Foley,' said White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes.
White House calls James Foley's execution a 'terrorist attack' against the US
'When you see somebody killed in such a horrific way, that represents a terrorist attack,' Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes said.