On Location Video: The ghosts of El Diamante Ranch
Berta Diaz Torres lost her daughter and four grandchildren to unknown killers. Their mutilated remains were found with the bodies of 26 others at an abandoned Veracruz ranch.
Latin America vs. Europe: The rivalry returns
Slinging mud across the pond over soccer is as old as the World Cup.
El Salvador gangs kill teachers over as little as a failing grade
School violence is a factor driving young Central American migrants to the US border.
Pope orders envoys to visit problem priest’s Paraguay diocese
The trip comes after a GlobalPost investigation into the rise in Paraguay of a priest accused of molestation in the US.
The United States is among the world's worsening nations, a new report says. Here's why
Congress can't get anything done. And 50 million people are living in poverty.
Floods, drought, war? It must be El Niño again
The bad boy of weather is 80 percent likely to strike this year. Here’s what to brace for.
Why a little country like Paraguay is launching a space program
Paraguay’s space oddity is actually not so odd when you think about it. Here are a few reasons why.
Why less coca does not equal less cocaine
Fields of the illicit narco plant have shrunk to a record low, but higher quality and efficiency mean global supplies of the Andean marching powder could still be booming.
Humans are not entirely cruel, violent and intolerant creatures. Here's the awesome video that proves it.
Torture. Cruelty. Religious strife. It's all in the human makeup. But, thank our stars, so's this.
This American exchange student had to be rescued from a giant vagina statue in Germany
22 firefighters were called to the scene.
Ecuador's World Cup squad brings hope to this poor, Afro-Ecuadorean province
Esmeraldas is tiny. It would be like an impoverished North Carolina supplying half of the US national men’s squad.
Watch how Chilean fans reacted when FIFA cut their national anthem short
The New York Times is wrong. USA soccer players flop, just like everyone else
Let's go to the video tape.
Watch: Brazil's Maracana stadium has a wobbly staircase of death
This is an accident waiting to happen, literally.
This adorable little robot is about to hitchhike across Canada all by itself
Pick him up, and HitchBOT will even talk to you.
Here's what else is happening in the Americas besides the World Cup
Believe it or not, there are things going on in South America right now that have nothing to do with Brazil's soccer mega-event.
32 creatively dressed World Cup fans who will make your day
These people are inspirations for the entire world.
Starfish from Canada to Mexico are dissolving into goo
Scientists are baffled.
5 political crises that are threatening to wreck the global economy and life as we know it
What the Iraq mess means for oil
Hint: It's not good.
19 amazing things that happened at the World Cup opening ceremony
It did NOT disappoint.
5 pieces of World Cup hosting advice for Brazil
With love from South Africa.
Mexico’s got a serious bullying problem. Blame the cartels?
The tragic death of a 12-year-old has sparked a national debate on schoolyard violence. Politicians and psychologists point to the bloodshed outside the gates.
Are any countries seriously trying to tackle the climate crisis?
Obama wants the US to lead. Is anyone interested in following?
Some scary practices return to US property market, but the bubbles are overseas
Could a Chinese crash do the kind of damage that the US property market’s bust did in 2008?
This map shows which disease is most likely to kill you depending on where you live
Most of the world will die of heart disease.
Here's what World Cup teams would look like if immigrants weren't allowed to play
Europe is resounding with cries of 'immigrants, go home!' Here's what would happen to the World Cup if they did.
Watch this grateful doggie get rescued from a mudslide
If there was ever any doubt what a wagging tail means.
Watch John Oliver destroy FIFA in this amazing 13-minute rant
Soccer is awesome, but its governing body is terrible.
The World Cup: Brought to you by one of China's greenest corporations
Yingli's got solar panels, and Latin America's got sun. Hey, perfect match.
Terrifying video shows an out-of-control elevator in Chile rising 31 floors in 15 seconds and crashing through a roof
Not afraid of elevators? You are now.