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.
US Economy: My county, 'tis of thee
Like politics, economics is all local.
6 things that might surprise you about the way the world uses the internet
Who knew that Brazilians spent so much time online, or that Canadians were so social?
No Pants Subway Ride catching on around the globe (PHOTOS)
Improv Everywhere started the No Pants Subway Ride in New York in 2002, just because the world needs to laugh sometimes.
No Pants Subway Ride catches on across the globe
No Pants Subway Ride catches on across the globe
Aaron Swartz suicide spurs friends, allies to fight on a year later
With Swartz in heart and mind, Lawrence Lessig walks across New Hampshire to fight a corrupt campaign-finance system, and groups band together to fight mass surveillance.
Pope Francis tells mothers to breastfeed if they want inside Sistine Chapel
As he oversees 32 baptisms inside the Sistine Chapel, Pope Francis offers encouraging words to mothers.
Millionaire's club: The 10 richest members of Congress
For the first time ever, a majority of the members of US Congress are millionaires.
What Friday’s really weird US jobs report means for the rest of the world
What plays in Peoria also plays in Punjab. But not how you might think.