La Familia leader, Jose de Jesus Mendez Vargas, has been arrested and Mexican authorities contend that the group's reign in the state of Michoacán has come to an end.
European consumption of South America’s cocaine doubled in the decade. Much of that trade comes through Africa, leaving a trail of domestic users.
Or should that be swift 'justice?'
Drivers for one motorcycle taxi company in Indonesia are making more money by offering riders helmets and a safer driving experience.
Recent attacks by Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram drive home to politicians the need to bring isolated northern Nigeria into alignment with the government.
Guest blogger G. Pascal Zachary says the best way to ensure Africans protect their wildlife is to give it an economic value by allowing it to be hunted in limited numbers.
While there are flaws with the idea of providing air defense capabilities to South Sudan, it may be the best option for protecting civilians, writes guest blogger David Sullivan from the ENOUGH advocacy group.
Takashi Murakami has become a global superstar since founding the Hiropon Factory collective of young artists in Japan.
The ash cloud from the June 4 eruption of a Chilean volcano is drifting over Australia for a second time, grounding flights and further choking tourism and airline industries that are already suffering.
With news of drug violence along the US-Mexico border, most Americans are avoiding it. But one tour beckons, promising an apolitical view that gets past the usual rhetoric.
Griffin Latulippe and friends have started a company that will build two devices to help the disabled.
Mrs. Obama says her trip highlights the growing importance of Africa on the world stage, but it's also an attempt to smooth the somewhat strained relationship between the US and South Africa.
Pakistan's Kummar tribal area, which rarely sees US drone attacks, was hit Monday in what may be an expansion of the highly unpopular American drone campaign.