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.
Global porn preferences? Surprisingly patriotic, says PornHub's data blog
See the world's deleted browser history, one chart at a time.
India orders US diplomats to follow traffic rules. Here’s why that’ll be challenging
In an escalating diplomatic fight, India has demanded that US diplomats adhere to the country's traffic rules. That might prove challenging on India's roads.
World’s No. 2 pot-growing nation says it won’t legalize
In the wake of neighboring Uruguay's marijuana revolution, Paraguay's president wants to keep pot illegal.
In Dominican Republic, a T-shirt factory sets the highest bar for workers’ rights
One group of workers who earn a high wage and unusual benefits is helping others earn the same.
What you need to know about the jobless benefits debate
While federal unemployment benefits expired Dec. 28 for 1.3 million Americans, a new bill backed by President Obama that would extend them is giving hope for some help.
It’s a cold, cold world: The lowest temperatures ever recorded on Earth
Sure, North America is cold right now. But our planet can get a lot colder.
8 reasons Uruguay’s not all that
Media have hyped up the tiny South American country that just legalized weed. Sorry for the buzz kill, but …
What is a polar vortex? (And when is it going away?)
Twenty-six states were under wind chill warnings or watches Monday as most of the US shivered under record cold, and a weather phenomenon known as a "polar vortex" is largely to blame.
Activists accuse World Bank of deadly dealings in Honduras
An internal report is set to raise the lid on funding for an industry that’s forcing farmers off the land.
World obesity levels surge
The Overseas Development Institute said more meat, fat and sugar in the diets of emerging nations means more cancer, diabetes and heart attacks across the globe.
A new poll says these nations are the top 4 threats to world peace. Guess who's number one.
Nearly 25 percent of the 68 countries surveyed by WIN/Gallup International named the US the biggest threat to world peace today.
Town evacuated after North Dakota train collision (VIDEO)
Authorities evacuated an entire town Monday night following a train collision and derailment in North Dakota that sparked a huge fire, sending a fireball and dangerous smoke into the frigid skies.
ACLU sues US for details of Executive Order 12333
The ACLU is hoping to obtain information on the Executive Order, which helps govern the surveillance of foreign targets abroad.
Chaparrastique volcano in El Salvador erupts, prompts evacuations (VIDEO)
The Chaparrastique volcano in El Salvador continued to spew gas and ash into the air on Monday after erupting Sunday.
Times report: 'No evidence' of Al Qaeda in Benghazi attack
An extensive New York Times investigation turned up "no evidence that Al Qaeda or other international terrorist groups had any role in the assault" that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens.
Long-term unemployment benefits expire: Here's what you need to know
Federal unemployment benefits expired Saturday for 1.3 million long-term jobless Americans, cutting off a key economic lifeline after Congress failed to agree on an extension as part of the recent budget deal.
Beirut bombing kills former Lebanese ambassador to US, 5 others (VIDEO)
Damascus denied it was involved in the Beirut bombing that killed Mohamad Chatah, a former Lebanese finance minister who staunchly opposed Syrian President Assad.