The 'war on drugs' has failed, some Latin American leaders say. But legalization of small amounts of marijuana, cocaine, and other narcotics may not curb violence.
Rich nation recoils at influx of impoverished neighbors.
The new Al Qaeda tape, attributed to Osama bin Laden, coincides with a US policy debate on the Afghan war and a new poll showing the German race tightening.
The tiny Pacific nation is fighting to protect more than 130 species fighting extinction in the Pacific Ocean.
Former VP candidate Sarah Palin gave her first talk since resigning as Alaska governor in Hong Kong, raising speculation she wants to improve her foreign policy image and run again in 2012. Audience reactions ranged from 'bizarre' to 'beat all expectations.'
The sale of Opel to a Russian-Canadian consortium has prompted allegations that Germany's Merkel sweetened the deal to retain jobs at the expense of other Europeans.
New guidelines on assisted suicide clarify conditions under which those who help someone die are likely to avoid prosecution.
Ahead of his speech at the UN Wednesday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad said President Obama should consider the benefits of befriending Iran.
Up to a dozen others may be involved in the alleged bomb plot, officials say. Police nationwide were told Tuesday to look out for suspicious activity at subway stations and stadiums.
Pittsburgh will show a green, high-tech face to its G-20 guests.