Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed several energy deals in Latin America as he visits the region this week. Will it hurt the US's energy influence, or is Putin just focused on expanding Russia's economic relationships?
Latin American cities have been using urban farming to address issues such as poverty and food insecurity. For instance, Lima, Peru, has implemented urban farming techniques such as water treatment plants to treat the city's wastewater.
Ted Cruz book contract, reported to be $1.5 million, is a big advance to give a political figure who does not have much name recognition – not yet, anyway. Here's why the publisher's gamble may pay off.
Former President Castro was seen publicly in Cuba for the first time in nine months.
Could a willingness to read more widely and deeply make Americans more open to each other, more willing to embrace difference?