An expedition that aimed to find signs that Amelia Earhart's plane crashed off Gardner Island came back empty-handed. But the researchers still believe in their theory.
El Salvador has the world's second highest murder rate. More than 4,300 occurred there last year alone. Though the U.S. has poured millions of dollars into anti-gang efforts in the country, nothing seemed to change until a few months ago when the Catholic Church stepped in....
Majlinda Kelmendi will be competing in the Olympics in London this year. She's the first Kosovar to participate since the country declared independence back in 2008. But because Kosovo isn't recognized by the United Nations, she must compete for Albania....
A gunman killed 12 people and injured 59 more when he opened fired in a midnight showing of the latest Batman movie early Friday morning. It was the worst mass shooting in Colorado since the Columbine Massacre in 1999. ...
A recent German court ruling that calls circumcision a "bodily harm" has sparked weeks of outrage among Germany's Jewish and Muslim communities. A group of rabbis went so far as to declare the court's decision "the worst attack on Jewish life in Germany since the Holocaust."...
Oscar Pistorius, a South African runner, has spent his career blurring the lines between disabled and able-bodied athletes. Next month he'll have the chance to make history as the first amputee to compete in track at the summer Olympics. ...
American beer has long been derided in Europe as light, low-flavor and mass-produced. But the ascendancy of craft beer here is opening some minds, and some mouths, in Europe....
In 2009, Ari Vezene opened his own a restaurant in Athens. His experience in the restaurant industry has taught him many lessons about the Greek financial crisis and how it came to be. ...
Voters in Mexico will elect a new president Sunday amid a long-lasting drug war that continues to plague the country with fear and violence. Despite protests from a growing student movement, polls show that Enrique Pena Nieto remains in front. ...
Guatemala's former de facto president Jose Efrain Rios Montt is on trial for charges of war crimes and genocide committed under his brutal rule in the 1980s. After avoiding prosecution for nearly 30 years, Rios Montt faces a list of charges that shines a spotlight on the country's unpleasant past....
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- Palestinian protesters take page from Israeli settlers' book
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