Turns out "don't do stupid shit" is an underrated guiding principle for a president
The leader of Catholic Church, who turned 78 today, was a crucial figure in brokering the landmark deal between the United States and Cuba.
Even Cuban Americans now support normalizing relations with the nation 90 miles off Florida's coast.
After a five-year imprisonment, American contractor Alan Gross has been released in a groundbreaking prisoner swap with Cuba. What's next?
Following the release of troves of sensitive data, the Guardians of Peace hacker group is now warning of violent attacks if the anti-North Korean flick The Interview reaches screens.
Looking for your soulmate? Write a letter to the "Bridegroom's Oak" in Germany.
Evan amid an economic crisis, the Russian leader managed to secure his fifteenth straight "Man of the Year" title.
A long-awaited Vatican report on American nuns calls for more involvement of women in the Church—but it's unclear how that will happen.
An attack in Peshawar killed more than 145 people, most of them the young children of army officers and soldiers.
A survey shows which countries matter more to U.S. policymakers—and which matter less
How Monday's hostage crisis in Sydney spawned a social-media movement against anti-Muslim intolerance
When it charged surge prices during Sydney's hostage crisis, the company proved, again, that it cares more about doing well than doing good. That's a problem for all of us.
The former vice president denies that the CIA tortured and says Bush knew everything all along.
A study finds that confessions are four times more likely when interrogators adopt a respectful stance toward detainees and build rapport, instead of torturing.
Taliban militants continue to take advantage of the vulnerability created by the U.S. withdrawal.
An international ranking, from 14 hours a week in China to three in Finland
Remembering Liu Xiaobo's "I have no enemies" manifesto, five years after his imprisonment
A very late night with Brooklyn's Melville House as it races to publish the Senate report
John Brennan's remarks were less surprising than the fact that he gave them in the first place.
Few Hong Kongers see themselves as Chinese. And that’s bad news for Beijing.
Can you guess the meaning of these 11 expressions from around the world?