Sen. Rand Paul sues Obama over the NSA (VIDEO)
The Republican senator from Kentucky has filed the lawsuit against Obama and top NSA officials over the agency's sweeping surveillance programs.
These are the most photographed places in the world
New York City takes the top spot. But Europe wins in the end.
Ex-Guatemalan soldier gets 10 years in US prison for lying about massacre
Jorge Sosa's case is one of several efforts to bring to justice the alleged perpetrators of the 1982 Dos Erres massacre, which took place during the height of Guatemala's 36-year-civil war that ravaged the country until 1996.
Ecuador says this seemingly innocuous cartoon is against the law
Political cartoonist Bonil is the first target of Ecuador's tough new media law.
Pussy Riot, Madonna slam Putin on the eve of the Winter Olympics (VIDEO)
Feted by superstars like Madonna and Yoko Ono, Pussy Riot slammed Russian President Vladimir Putin on the eve of the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
The ancient village that's right in the path of future movie theaters and restaurants in Miami
A 2,000-year-old village found in downtown Miami is throwing a wrench into plans for a multibillion-dollar development.
9 real-life castaways who are tougher than Tom Hanks
Some were teenagers. Some were in Siberia. Some lived to tell about it, and some did not.
The left may win big in Costa Rica, El Salvador elections (VIDEO)
Voters in both Central American countries of El Salvador and Costa Rica headed to the polls Sunday to choose a new president. Both votes are likely to end in runoffs.
Latin American left eyes El Salvador, Costa Rica votes
Left-leaning political parties looking for election victories on the same day, but with very different strategies, in Costa Rica and El Salvador.
New York City settles and reforms 'Stop-and-Frisk' (VIDEO)
NYC's new mayor said the NYPD's habit of stopping and frisking people on the street had "unfairly targeted young African-American and Latino men."
'Dictator' Obama actually issued the fewest executive orders in 100 years
Republican presidents have issued more executive orders than their Democratic counterparts, according to data.
Feds will seek death penalty for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Prosecutors notified a judge Thursday that they plan to seek the death penalty against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 20-year-old suspect in last year's Boston Marathon bombing.
8 celebrities who have been deported (Listen up, Biebs)
Don't worry, Justin. If you end up being deported, you're in good company.
White House says it will review petition to deport Justin Bieber
The White House says it will respond to a petition on deporting Justin Bieber after it passed 100,000 signatures Wednesday.
Wage against the machine: The Daily Show takes on inequality (VIDEO)
Humor, economics, and good old American douchebaggery.
5 huge global problems Obama ignored in his State of the Union address
President Barack Obama's fifth State of the Union address had a few glaring omissions, among them the growing violence in Iraq and the NSA spying scandal.
This secret mass grave does not bode well for El Salvador's gang 'truce'
Ahead of elections, politicians are making a wedge issue from the cease-fire between El Salvador's 'mara' street gangs. Now there are serious signs the truce is over.
Obama vows to bypass Congress in fiery State of the Union (VIDEO)
President Obama tried to get back on track in his 5th State of the Union address Tuesday night, attempting to shift focus away from the controversies that marred his second term in 2013.
Tech companies and Justice Dept. make a deal on data requests
Tech companies like Apple and Microsoft can now publicly report in broad terms some types of consumer data requests the government asks of them. And Apple just did.
Americans really don't like their government right now
President Barack Obama may want to temper his expectations as he prepares to deliver his fourth State of the Union address tomorrow.
The NSA engages in industrial espionage: Snowden on ARD TV
Snowden told the German public broadcaster that the NSA is "engaged in economic spying," according to text released before the interview's full airing on Sunday.
This is where your country would be if Pangea existed today
In a modern-day Pangea, Antarctica would be all up in Australia's business.
Lynching is still a common practice across Latin America
Police and court failings pave the way for mobs to mete out grotesque ‘popular justice.’
A world without antibiotics? The risk is real
Humans face the very real risk of a future without antibiotics, a world of plummeting life expectancy where people die from diseases easily treatable today, scientists say.
This year Congress is expected to get even less done than last year
From gun control to immigration reform, there's familiar gridlock on the horizon.
Mannequins all over the world are starting to look more like us
Mannequins are getting pubic hair and other surprisingly realistic touches. That's a good thing, right?
Justice Department may ban racial profiling based on religion, nationality, gender: Reports
The US Justice Department is poised to expand its racial profiling ban to include religion, national origin, gender and sexual orientation.
Military investigating photos of 'Marines burning bodies'
The celebrity gossip website TMZ published graphic photos that it claims show Marines 'rifling through the pocket of the pants on a corpse,' and posing next to a skull.
Latin America: The cost of murder
The human toll of Latin America’s violence is well documented. Now experts are gauging the loss in dollars and cents.
Scientists created an amazing genetically modified mosquito that can stop dengue fever
The best part? They aren't a danger to humans.
Romney style: Mitt 'goes Gangnam' at Mormon convention (VIDEO)
Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney does his best "Gangnam Style" at a Mormon convention for singles. And the results are just bad.