Fresh clashes in Rio over dancer's deathBrazilian police have, once again, clashed with residents of a shantytown in Rio de Janeiro that was hit by deadly protests on Tuesday.
Colombian president reinstates firebrand Bogota mayorColombian President Juan Manuel Santos (pictured left) on Wednesday reinstated Bogota’s ousted leftist mayor following a surprise ruling by a top court.
NYPD public relations campaign on Twitter goes awryThe New York Police Department (NYPD) called on its Twitter followers Tuesday to post friendly photos of themselves with officers under the hashtag #myNYPD as part of a public rela...
In pictures: Violent protests erupt in RioViolent protests erupted in the Brazilian city Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday after the death of a 25-year-old man who was allegedly beaten by police.
Violent protests erupt in Rio de JaneiroViolent protests erupted in the Brazilian city Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday after the death of a 25-year-old man who was allegedly beaten by police.
Court orders US to release memos on drone strikesA federal appeals court ordered the US Department of Justice on Monday to turn over key portions of a memorandum justifying the government’s targeted use of drones to kill terror s...
Boston holds first marathon since bombingsAlmost 36,000 runners set off under tight security at the Boston Marathon on Monday in a show of defiance a year after a bomb attack killed three people and wounded more than 260 n...
Obama signs bill to block controversial Iran diplomat from UN postUS President Barack Obama signed a law that will block an Iranian diplomat from serving as a United Nations envoy. The White House has said that the proposed ambassador, Hamid Abou...
World honours Garcia Marquez’s magical literary legacyHailed as the creative genius who forever changed modern Spanish-language literature, Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez was on Friday mourned by readers and statesmen worldwi...
Chelsea Clinton announces she's pregnantAmerica's former first daughter Chelsea Clinton announced in New York on Thursday that she is pregnant with her first baby, giving her parents Bill and Hillary a long-awaited...
Nobel-winning Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel-winning Colombian writer, died on Thursday at his home in Mexico City at the age of 87. The author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" an...
Man executed in Texas for 2002 triple murderA man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her 3-year-old son and her mother in January 2002 was executed by Texas prison officials on Wednesday.
Stagehand of God? Maradona's legendary goal inspires a playOne of the greatest moments in football history - Diego Maradona's "hand of God" goal against England in the quarter finals of the 1986 World Cup - is the inspiratio...
New York police disband unit targeting MuslimsNew York police said they had disbanded a deeply controversial and heavily criticized unit that sent undercover officers to spy on local Muslims.