These photos seem to indicate that Fidel Castro is alive
Though he apparently receives visitors, Castro has not been seen in public for more than a year, fueling speculation about his health.
Venezuela's secrecy is so bad some people aren't even sure when Hugo Chavez died
Analysis: Experts say the lack of information makes it impossible to confirm or deny a new claim that the Venezuelan president died earlier than we were told.
Mexico loves the Super Bowl
And Americans love avocados.
Is the NFL moving to London?
American football mulls a franchise abroad.
Democrats say billionaire Koch brothers launch 2016 'electoral arms race'
Conservative billionaire Koch brothers said their political network will aim to raise $900 million to spend during the 2016 campaign cycle.
It looks like Americans might be stuck eating Hershey's from now on
Or there's about to be a booming black-market trade in Cadbury eggs.
7 news stories you might have missed while freaking out about #blizzardof2015
Stay warm. Be safe. Catch up.
Syria's president says US should ask permission to launch air strikes against Islamic State
President Bashar al-Assad said he's serious about fighting terrorism.
Obama, Modi break nuclear impasse, hail new 'friendship'
In a break with protocol, Modi greeted Obama with a bear hug as he stepped off Air Force One.
Pope Francis, Dostoyevsky and the tears of a child
Analysis: Francis' improvisational style empowers him to speak beautifully about humanity's moral problems. It can also backfire.
7 times celebrities made embarrassing political statements on social media
Lindsay Lohan's Instagram tribute to the late Saudi king was pretty weird, but celebrities have done worse.
These are the world’s deadliest cities
A new report ranks the 50 most violent cities on the planet. Here's why Latin America crowds the list.
Russia basically just called Obama a hypocrite
"The Americans have taken the course of confrontation and do not assess their own steps critically at all," Russia's foreign minister said.
State of the Union: Obama gets tough
US President Barack Obama struck a defiant tone with Republicans in his annual speech.
Some French want a Patriot Act, but they have something even tougher
Analysis: France even has a vaguely worded law against 'association with wrongdoers' that lets authorities jail people whose actions assist a terrorist, whether they knew it or not
Here are 7 must-see foreign films that didn't get an Oscar nod
While 'Ida' won the Oscar for best foreign language film, these movies deserved a shot to compete.
The richest 1 percent will own more than half the world by 2016
It's the wealth gap that just keeps getting bigger.
US penetrated N. Korea computer systems in 2010
Hidden US software provided an 'early warning radar' that Pyongyang was behind the Sony hack, according to the New York Times.
These countries are for freedom of speech in France but not at home
It's a bit of the 'pot calling the kettle black,' wouldn't you say?
Is Ecuador’s ‘anti-imperialist’ president using US copyright law to censor online critics?
That's what rights groups accuse him of, after dubious complaints have prompted Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to take down posts criticizing Rafael Correa’s government.
These are the countries with the fastest broadband
Spoiler alert: The US isn't on this list.
South Korea has a free speech problem
Sure it’s a democracy and close US ally, as long as you don’t say anything nice about its arch-enemy.
Want to go to Cuba from the US? Here are 6 tips to decipher the new rules
You might think the new rules, which will took effect as part of a historic shift in Cuba policy under Obama, are a little confusing. They could be deliberately so.
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim becomes top New York Times shareholder
What does that mean for the so-called 'newspaper of record?'
After Sony attack, hackers obliterate a Kim Jong Un video game
The US-based developer of 'Glorious Leader!' is considering abandoning the project.
Watch as Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson finish their insane free climb up El Capitan
No one has ever done this before.
Here’s a meth cook who’s helping boost Mexico’s drug traffic to the US
Meet Bernardo. The US deported him to Mexico. Now he's making big money cooking crystal meth to help serve a vast American market of addicts.
Apparent Islamic State sympathizers hacked CENTCOM's social media for about an hour
A Pentagon official claims the hacks did not pose a security threat and that none of the information posted by the hackers was 'classified.'
The Twitter account of US CENTCOM, the command that oversees Middle East, has been hacked
A tweet sent from the official Twitter account before it was suspended claimed that the Islamic State is 'already here, we are in your PCs, in each military base.'
On gay rights, Vietnam is now more progressive than much of the US
The communist government just reversed its ban on same-sex marriage.
At least a million march in Paris, thousands join rallies around world (LIVE BLOG)
'Today Paris is the center of the world,' President Francois Hollande said Sunday.