The U.S. still holds 63 detainees who have been cleared for release.
Pyongyang officials propose a joint investigation into the Sony hack, but warn America of 'grave consequences' if it refuses.
From industrial robots to wheat production to female billionaires, the statistics that lurked behind the scenes this year
Did the directors of The Interview have a better option?
The FBI formally accused the isolated country of the Sony hack, but the White House is basically powerless to do anything to respond.
If the restoration of diplomatic ties leads to greater openness, then the president's bold move will be justified.
The U.S. has never convinced the Pakistanis to confront militants. Could that change after the Taliban's school attack?
"The students, I don’t know how many there were, several thousand, surrounded the cars and began to pelt them with eggs and rocks and to jump up on top of the cars and stamp on the roofs." When Warren Christopher had to deliver bad news in Taiwan.
An old documentary offers footage of what Cuba looked like the last time American tourists could visit easily.
It comes down to two words: biology and technology.
How many people have even a landline like the one Raul Castro used to chat with Barack Obama?
Let's be clear: The Interview isn't a courageous act of defiance against a dictator.
Turns out "don't do stupid shit" is an underrated guiding principle for a president
Pakistan is the epicenter of a horrifying new trend.
The leader of Catholic Church, who turned 78 today, was a crucial figure in brokering the landmark deal between the United States and Cuba.
President Obama did what needed to be done: Alan Gross is home, and the U.S. has reversed its 50-year hostility toward Havana.
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?
The Taliban's massacre of more than 100 students caps an awful year for the world's children.
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.