Train travel remains one of the safest forms of transportation, even more so than automobile travel.
How a food fight could derail talks on a lucrative free-trade treaty.
The chatter of needles and a thousand workers animate a factory.
Despite the siren logo on their property, some Colombian coffee farmers receive no benefit from Starbucks' sustainability program.
Solo was virtually a slave on a cocoa farm that supplies US chocolate producers.
Sixty percent of US apple juice comes from China, where they don't drink apple juice.
After the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse in Bangladesh, food and clothing labels have become a point of debate. A look at the faraway lives where opportunity and exploitation blur.
Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Kuwait have pledged a total $12 billion to Egypt as it struggles to get back on its feet.
Canada's largest city was incapacitated by the most rain it has seen in recorded history, breaking the previous record from 1954.
Throughout the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims will fast from dawn until dusk. Here are 10 facts to help you understand this holiday:
As authorities search for answers, critics are arguing over whether railways or pipelines are safer.
A report from Le Monde alleges that France's external intelligence services have been operating extensive surveillance programs similar to those conducted by the NSA in the US.
Concerns over the disruption of the Suez Canal has inflated the price of crude oil to its highest point in over a year, but analysts say the spike is likely temporary.
President Obama ended his Africa trip in Tanzania today.
After a week of impasse, Putin has changed his indifferent approach to the former NSA contractor.
Edward Snowden's father told NBC his son might return to the US if conditions were met.
America's first black president visits the infamous slave transport center off Senegal's coast.
Internet snark intensifies amid uncertainty about NSA leaker Edward Snowden's current whereabouts.
The meeting will address arming Syrian rebels and a stalled peace effort. Lots of supporters of rebels will be there, but key backers of Syria's government, like Russia, won't.
This World Refugee Day, Swedish furniture maker IKEA offers up a new design for a shelter that would offer more privacy and comfort than the ubiquitous canvas tent.