| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:01 PM
MEXICO CITY — The U.S. habit of spying on Mexico extended to former President Felipe Calderon despite the close bonds he forged with his powerful northern neighbor, the German magazine Der Spiegel alleged Sunday.
Der Spiegel said its report was...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 11:42 AM
LONDON — France reacted angrily Monday to a news report of mass electronic surveillance of its residents by the U.S. National Security Agency, summoning the American ambassador to explain what it called unacceptable treatment by a close ally....
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:30 AM
MESQUITA, Brazil — As Dilma Rousseff neared the end of her successful 2010 campaign to become Brazil's president, Jeferson Monteiro set up a parody Twitter account and began having fun at her expense.
When Rousseff took office and abandoned her...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:36 PM
WASHINGTON — The expanding transatlantic scandal over U.S. eavesdropping on Europe's leaders and spying on its citizens has begun to strain intelligence relationships and diplomatic ties between allies that call each other best friends, according to...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:36 PM
SÃO PAULO -- Brazil became the latest country to express concern about an alleged U.S. global spying program, requesting clarification from Washington after a newspaper published more documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 11:02 AM
SÃO PAULO, Brazil -- A man died after a one-ton cow crashed through his roof and landed on him while he was asleep in bed, local press reported.
Authorities said the cow wandered down a hill and onto the top of the home of Joao Maria de Souza, 45, in...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:57 AM
During Pope Francis' excursion Monday in Rio de Janeiro, his car got stuck in traffic, and his driver made a wrong turn amid the chaos of ecstatic crowds. It was a nightmare for the pope's security team. The pope, however, got a kick out of it.
| Jul 28, 2013
| 9:15 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Pope Francis, speaking to an estimated 3 million people spread out over Copacabana beach, urged youth on Sunday to become religious disciples to "the fringes of society," indispensable to a reinvigoration of the church.
| Jul 28, 2013
| 4:53 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO - Pope Francis wrapped up his first overseas trip Sunday with one of the largest papal Masses in recent history and a final entreaty for Catholic youth and their ministers to get out and spread the faith.
The pope’s flight to Rome...
| Sep 23, 2013
"What did you do in Congress, grandpa?" "I fought against healthcare for the poor." "Oh. What's Hell like?" "I'm with friends, so it's OK."... Mark Harris How did people fly into blind rages about insignificant minutia before the internet? ....Jason......
| Jul 9, 2011
El camino hacia el socialismo o comunismo, como quiera uno llamarlo en Cuba y Venezuela ha sido distinto.
El primero vino de sopetón, impuesto por la fuerza de una revolución traicionada.
El segundo ha sido más paulatino. Doce años después que Hugo...