Nov 27, 2013 11:30AM ET
Two people have died in an accident at the Sao Paulo stadium due to host the World Cup opener in 2014.
Nov 26, 2013 8:21PM ET
Edgar Jimenez Lugo, or "El Ponchis," is an admitted member of Mexico's Beltran Leyva drug cartel and a four-time murderer. And, as of early this morning, he's a free man. Although he's not really a man; at 17, he's still a year shy of adulthood.
Nov 26, 2013 4:00PM ET
Two American B-52 bombers on a training mission flew right through China's newly expanded air defense zone on Monday.
Nov 26, 2013 1:01PM ET
Pope Francis took his condemnation of worldwide economic injustice several steps further on Tuesday, issuing a lengthy official statement that puts the markets, and its lovers, on notice.
Nov 26, 2013 9:35AM ET
Thanks to an editing error, Rush Limbaugh, and the Drudge Report, many people have come to believe (incorrectly) that Greeks are purposely injecting themselves with HIV in order to get government benefits.
Nov 25, 2013 11:16PM ET
In the further wacky adventures of John McAfee, Eccentric Millionaire, our hero has been accused of stalking his apartment building's assistant manager and claims he now lives in Montreal. Your turn, Canada!
Nov 25, 2013 5:34PM ET
Jessica Grout is a 23-year-old white woman from Boston who speaks zero Arabic, but she impressed the judges of Arabs Got Talent by singing "Baeed Annak," a famous love song by Egypt's Umm Kulthum, in Arabic while playing an oud.
Nov 25, 2013 5:00PM ET
If the comet ISON makes it out intact from its encounter with the Sun this week, the Earth is in for a dazzling sight in the December night skies.
Nov 25, 2013 4:48PM ET
Cool Pope Francis is so rad at being Pope that some have started anticipating the start of a global "come to Jesus (or Francis) moment" among Catholics.
Nov 25, 2013 9:59AM ET
Nearly twelve years after the fall of the Taliban government, Afghanistan may reintroduce public stoning as a punishment for adultery, according to a draft of a new penal code leaked to Human Rights Watch.
Nov 25, 2013 8:48AM ET
World leaders agreed on Sunday to a historic nuclear deal with Iran, following days of talks and months of secret negotiations over the country’s disputed program. According to France’s foreign minister, the EU may begin easing sanctions against Iran as soon as December.
Nov 24, 2013 9:16PM ET
Something's wrong: A family in another country has the world record in conspicuous consumption and light pollution.
Nov 24, 2013 7:39PM ET
Israel allegedly knew for months about secret, back channel communication between Iran and the U.S. that led to the the diplomatic deal agreed to Saturday night in Geneva.
Nov 24, 2013 6:15PM ET
The Vatican today introduced the world to what they believe are the bones of St. Peter, the Apostle, during an elaborate ceremony concluding a year packed with change for the church.
Nov 24, 2013 1:03PM ET
Last night, a historic agreement with Iran was struck to curb the country's suspicious nuclear program. Israel, the country that believes it will be the target of an eventual Iranian nuclear attack, wasn't pleased.
Nov 23, 2013 10:23AM ET
Nuclear negotiations in Geneva between major world powers and Iran picked up again Saturday morning, with all signs pointing towards a deal that would limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanction relief that's close to completion.
Nov 22, 2013 5:53PM ET
Shakil Afridi, a Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA track down Osama bin Laden, was charged with murder this week
Nov 22, 2013 4:23PM ET
The entire world knows that today is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of JFK and the end of the country's innocence. And while some American outlets are okay with airing out some of Kennedy's dirty laundry, the world is a little less forgiving, even 50 years later.
Nov 22, 2013 12:07PM ET
Over the past two decades South Korea’s suicide rate, while experiencing occasional dips, has trended upwards. Meanwhile, most developed countries are seeing their rates fall.
Nov 22, 2013 10:34AM ET
Norwegian wunderkind Magnus Carlsen is your new World Chess Champion, unseating India's Viswanathan Anand on Friday to take the mantle of the best player alive.
Nov 22, 2013 9:42AM ET
According to Chinese media reports, the country successfully tested a stealth drone on Thursday.
Nov 22, 2013 8:42AM ET
On Thursday, the official death toll of Super Typhoon Haiyan sat at 4,015. In 24 hours, it jumped by about 30 percent to 5,209 — a rise, officials say, attributed to the reports of new body counts from the hardest-hit areas.
Nov 21, 2013 11:20AM ET
A couple living in London are in police custody after British police rescued three women believed to have been held captive in their home for three decades.
Nov 21, 2013 8:34AM ET
The volcano-spawned, baby island is about 660 feet in diameter and is located some 600 miles south of Tokyo. And there's a possibility this little critter might just be temporary.
Nov 21, 2013 7:06AM ET
A would-be suicide bomber was captured alive trying to enter the Prime Minister's building in Ankara, Turkey, on Thursday, as police narrowly averted a potential disaster.
Nov 21, 2013 2:12AM ET
The United States and Afghanistan have finalized an agreement that would allow U.S. troops to remain in the latter country through 2024.
Nov 20, 2013 8:02PM ET
A 500 pound Frenchman's travel odyssey is nearly over, after he spent two weeks stranded in Chicago when the airline that flew him there refused to fly him back.
Nov 20, 2013 3:59PM ET
There's just one more thing that people want explained: one of his new fitness consultants was convicted in the U.S. for steroid trafficking.
Nov 20, 2013 2:15PM ET
In a fascinating new read, Foreign Policy's Ralph Langer explored the deep history of Stuxnet, the super computer virus jointly authored, allegedly, by American and Israeli intelligence services to attack Iranian nuclear facilities.
Nov 20, 2013 12:44PM ET
Two American citizens have been arrested under dubious circumstances while travelling with legitimate visas in North Korea within the last calendar year. The latest, a veteran from Palo Alto, California, was allegedly detained last month.