Democracy in action. Or not. The deals and dramas that decide who runs the world.
No way, Jose! Mexicans aren’t about to pay for Trump’s wall
The billionaire Republican frontrunner has no way of forcing Mexico to foot the bill for increased border security — and zero political capital south of the Rio Grande.
This is what it sounds like when a government is tanking
Brazilians don't hold back in their pot-banging protests against the authorities.
Here are the craziest things GOP candidates are selling at their online stores
You can buy a $75 'Guaca Bowle' to support Jeb! Bush's campaign.
Netanyahu asks US Jews to oppose Iran nuclear deal
His plea could translate into grassroots pressure on US lawmakers to reject the treaty.
Protesters demand change in the world's most murderous nation (INFOGRAPHIC)
Meanwhile, the US mulls an aid program to help the economy and stanch the flow of immigrants.
If Bernie Sanders were running in Britain, he might actually win
If 'socialist' Jeremy Corbyn keeps up his lead among Labour's voters, the UK could one day have a vegetarian prime minister who eliminates nukes and college tuition.
Iran bans newspaper of nuclear deal critic, warns others
The penalties were the first issued by the government since it issued new guidelines on media coverage of the historic deal last week.
Obama is about to take on climate change like never before
The US president is expected to unveil a suite of far-reaching environmental regulations today.
European journalists bash Trump, call him a 'loudmouth'
The Donald's presidential bid draws scorn and bemusement in Europe
When Donald Trump calls immigrants 'illegal,' here's what he's really saying
Just because immigrants to the United States don't have papers doesn't mean they came to the country unlawfully.
Putin’s pal Gerard Depardieu isn't the only foreign celeb on Ukraine's blacklist
Five hundred actors, musicians and other cultural figures who've shown Russia love may also get banned from entering Ukraine.
Mexico just issued a ‘gender alert’ to stop the rampant killing of women
The United Nations has called the murders a 'pandemic.'
Why US hedge funds are attacking struggling Puerto Rican schools
Billionaire hedgefund managers have a message for debt-stricken Puerto Rico: Shut down your schools and pay us back.
White House finally responds to petition calling for Snowden to be pardoned
The whitehouse.gov petition has been live since June 9, 2013.
Kerry warns Congress scrapping Iran deal would mean path to nuclear weapon
US-IRAN-NUCLEAR-CONGRESS:Kerry warns Congress scrapping Iran deal would mean path to nuclear weapon
This crazy Ukrainian election shows the country has a ways to go toward reform
Welcome to electoral district 205, where votes can be bought with sunflower oil.
US Justice Department urged to probe Clinton emails
Part of the correspondence relates to the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya in 2012.
Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza wins controversial third term
The United States, European Union and former colonial power Belgium said the vote lacked credibility.
A rap anthem called 'F*ck Communism' is going viral in Vietnam
The US-based, 24-year-old rapper behind the song could face jail time when he returns home next year.
Internet, journalists, comedians on high alert as Donald Trump visits US-Mexican border
Donald Trump boarded his private jet for the Texas-Mexico border on Thursday and flew headlong into fresh controversy as a border agents union announced it was boycotting his visit
The internet's greatest reactions to CNN calling Kenya a 'hotbed of terror'
'The most trusted name in news.'
Berlusconi thinks he's going to be Putin's next economy minister
The Kremlin says Putin's offer was more 'figurative' than real.
Some public hospitals win, others lose with Obamacare
US-USA-HOSPITAL-MEDICAID-INSIGHT:Some public hospitals win, others lose with Obamacare
White House finalizing plan to close Guantanamo prison
The White House is in the "final stages" of drafting a plan to close the contentious Guantanamo Bay prison and will submit it for review by lawmakers, spokesman Josh Earnest said Wednesday.
The White House just launched an 'Iran Deal' Twitter account to 'set the record straight'
You'd think Obama wouldn't need shareable infographics and Twitter accounts to seal the deal, but he does.
David Cameron says Iraq War has almost nothing to do with why people join the Islamic State
Analysis: It's no surprise that Western government officials would want to downplay the impact of the 2003 invasion of Iraq. But the UK prime minister went further than that.
Clinton's capital gains tax plan aims at long-term investment
US-USA-ELECTION-CLINTON-CAPITALGAINS:Clinton's capital gains tax plan aims at long-term investment
European Union backs Iran nuclear deal, sends message to US Congress and Israel
'It is a balanced deal that means Iran won't get an atomic bomb,' said French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. 'It is a major political deal.'
Could this be France’s future?
Reactionary mayor touts his anti-immigration policies as a model for the nation.
Iran leader withholds verdict on nuclear deal, vows anti-US policies
Khamenei said he wanted politicians to examine the nuclear agreement to ensure national interests were preserved.
Social media explodes after Merkel shoots down asylum for crying Palestinian
The hashtag #Merkelstreichelt (Merkel strokes) became the top trender on Twitter in Germany.