Some find the city's new classically designed monument beautiful; others say it reflects a cultural inferiority complex.
Database aims to make it easy for employers to check worker immigration status. Critics say the accuracy rate is too low.
Recent economic woes are raising new doubts about the benefits of globalization.
Larry McMurtry's life and times as a bookseller.
Presidential hopeful John McCain visited Colombia on Tuesday and wraps up his three-day trip Thursday in Mexico.
Ingrid Betancourt and three Americans were rescued Wednesday in a risky operation that shows the FARC rebel group in disarray.
Relatives of former hostages Ingrid Betancourt and Marc Gonsalves had come to London to raise awareness of their detention by FARC rebels. Now, instead, they are being reunited. The families say they will continue to advocate for other hostages still being held.
As the US Army soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment prepare to return home this month, many question whether the sacrifices they made will have been worth it in the end.