| Mar 15, 2015
| 6:08 PM
Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians took to the streets in cities across the country on Sunday to protest a government beleaguered by scandal, with some calling for President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment.
Sunday marked 30 years since the end of the...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 5:15 PM
Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials cast their dispute over Iran as a family squabble on Monday, but the Israeli leader still claimed that President Barack Obama doesn't understand his nation's vital security concerns.
"American leaders worry about...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 3:02 PM
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio extracted commitments from U.S. diplomats on Tuesday to demand full access to dissidents and human-rights advocates in Cuba before establishing normal relations with the Castro regime.
"I can't imagine that we...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 10:35 PM
Thailand's military-appointed legislature on Friday voted to impeach former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her role in overseeing a government rice subsidy program that lost billions of dollars, a move that could further polarize a divided...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 7:35 PM
Los Angeles County officials Thursday released a previously withheld "confidential" memo that outlined a proposal by the director of Health Services to consolidate two other health-related agencies under his department.
County supervisors voted...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Amitabh Bachchan is hardly a household name in the U.S., but in his native India, he is a megastar. He has appeared in more than 150 Bollywood films and served as a longtime host of the country's wildly popular version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:20 PM
From war-ravaged backwaters to the world’s economic powerhouses, little progress was recorded over the last year in the fight against bribe-takers and backroom dealers, Transparency International reported in its annual corruption survey.
| Jan 12, 2015
| 12:45 PM
After days of negotiations, the president of Haiti and opposition leaders have reportedly reached a deal aimed at ending a political impasse that had delayed elections and threatened the fragile nation’s recovery from a catastrophic 2010 earthquake....
| Dec 18, 2014
| 2:58 PM
The request to put up a pair of familiar brown street signs on North Clark Street in Rogers Park sailed through the Chicago City Council, joining the 1,500 other honorary roadways aldermen have approved for 50 years.
This one, however, didn't end up a...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 9:36 AM
Violence erupted across Bangladesh on Monday as the nation marked the anniversary of controversial elections last year. Four people were killed and more than 400 were injured in politically motivated clashes.
Two activists from the main opposition...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's trip to China in October was notable not only for being his first state visit, but also for what his delegation brought back to Kabul: unspent money.
Officials in the presidential palace were caught off-guard when a...