Peruvians are wondering if the unfinished FBI sting operation in Aruba and Alabama financed Joran van der Sloot's trip to Peru. His lawyer says Joran van der Sloot's confession of murder should be thrown out by a Peruvian judge.
Saffron can grow on dry land and command high prices. But it’s difficult to process and sell, making it unlikely to replace poppies, the basis of Afghanistan’s opium trade.
FER DE LANCE: Fer de Lance's are considered the most dangerous snake in Costa Rica and has a reputation for being aggressive. The species is agile, irritable, fast-moving, and has been known to eject venom over a distance of at least six feet.
The drastic snake decline seen across five countries in Europe and Africa is likely happening in America as well, says Dr. Rafe Brown of the University of Kansas.
Here's something you might not know: The US once used nuclear weapons not to stop flows of petroleum (as was suggested for capping the BP oil spill), but to start them.
A child wearing a fake mustache and a sombrero hat waits for the start of the World Cup group A soccer match between Mexico and Uruguay at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, South Africa, June 22.
Kabul is proposing to reward villages whose Afghan Taliban fighters surrender by disbursing cash through councils that already oversee aid money. Critics say that would make the councils Taliban targets.
A reporter explores Pakistan’s border region and argues that it holds the key to a peaceful resolution in Afghanistan.
Police in Peru have transferred accused killer Joran van der Sloot to a jail cell at the prosecutors office on Thursday as officials prepare to file charges against the Dutchman.
Government stimulus has powered much of the economic recovery so far, the Fed's Bernanke says. Can the private sector take over?