Beijing is hell-bent on having clear skies for its military parade
Even monkeys — yes, monkeys — have been enlisted to help get ready for China's massive 70th anniversary celebration of the end of World War II.
Cats rescued from China's meat trade become 'ambassadors' in the US
Eating cats is controversial. So is killing them just because they don't have homes.
Why LGBT people fleeing the Islamic State bear striking resemblance to their peers worldwide
LGBT people who flee — whether from the Middle East, Africa, or Asia — are doubly marginalized.
Virginia gunman was a 'powder keg' waiting to go 'BOOM'
Andy Parker, father of one of the victims, says he will work for gun legislation and do 'whatever it takes' to make sure 'crazy people don't get guns.'
Trash talk trumps civility on the 2016 campaign trail
'If you wrestle with a pig, two things happen. You get dirty, and the pig enjoys it.'
US shooting suspect fatally shoots self after Virginia TV journalists killed on-air
The White House said the shooting was another example of gun violence that is 'becoming all too common.'
Two US journalists killed during live TV broadcast
Two journalists for a local CBS affiliate in Virginia were shot dead Wednesday during a live broadcast.
Trump tramples Univision anchor in 'bizarre' performance
Curiouser and curiouser, Trumpmania rolls on.
Last Sumatran rhino in Western Hemisphere relocates to Southeast Asia
Harapan left the Cincinnati Zoo in search of love and productive mating in Indonesia. He arrived at his new home on Monday.
Extreme satire about Donald Trump actually believable to foreign media
A satirical website reported that Trump wants to deport all Kenyans from the United States. A Kenyan newspaper fell for it. Can you blame them?
Newborn panda twins vocal, 'very, very active': US zoo
Twin cubs born to a rare giant panda called Mei Xiang were doing well Sunday, vocal and "very, very active" after the surprise back-to-back births at the Smithsonian National Zoo, her handlers said.
Greenhouse gases killed the last Ice Age, new study finds
Greenhouse gases were the driving force behind global glacier retreat at the end of the last Ice Age, echoing current climate change, according to a study published Friday.
Here's what the first two female Army Rangers had to do to earn the title (VIDEO)
Short answer: Exactly what the men did.
First women to pass US Army's Ranger School graduate
Lieutenant Shaye Haver and Captain Kristen Griest hope their success will open doors for women seeking front-line combat jobs.
Pentagon chief Ashton Carter says Guantanamo has got to go before Obama does
Carter says the Pentagon is actively looking for alternative transfer sites for some of the remaining prisoners at Guantanamo.
Oil prices just sank to a new low. Here’s why that’s not as awesome as it sounds
Oil prices fell to the lowest level since 2009 on Wednesday.
One year after his death, here's how we want to remember James Foley
Let's honor the life of our colleague Jim, not the video of his death.
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
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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.