The Israeli parliament is considering a law that would criminalize the use of the word 'Nazi' in most cases. It turns out that some Israeli Jews use references to Nazis and the Holocaust as insults directed at their own fellow Jews.
Facebook's Irish subsidiary is responsible for all its users outside of North America. So when those folks think Facebook is encroaching on their privacy, Irish regulators are the ones who handle the complaints.
It'll be high states diplomacy when world leaders and dignitaries gather tomorrow at the UN General Assembly meeting. Host Marco Werman gets the behind-the-scenes look from Joel Rubin, a former state department official.
The trial of Kenya's deputy president, William Ruto, and his boss, president Uhuru Kenyatta, are accused of orchestrating violence that followed disputed elections six years ago. It's the first time serving leaders have been called to account.
First-trimester abortions were decriminalized in Mexico City six years ago. Anti-abortion activists launched a counter-offensive across Mexico. Investigative journalist Kathryn Joyce has traveled to Mexico City to look at the abortion wars there.
This story takes us to the banks of the Rio Grande river in South Texas. It's where a cat-and-mouse game plays out every night between migrants crossing into the US illegally and the Border Patrol. That game is intensifying.
Minority voters once faced poll taxes, tests and other blatant methods of keeping them away from the polls. But while those methods are gone, political science says voter discrimination is now simply more subtle — and possibly more widespread.
A train derailment in Maryland this week severely affected internet access at the US military base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Tim Stronge of the market research firm Telegeography.
The immigration bill making its way through the Senate would put an end to the so-called 'Green Card Lottery.' The World's Jason Margolis explains why the proposed change has sparked anger among African immigrants living in the US.
In the wake of the Germanwings crash last week, information about the medical history of pilot Andreas Lubitz has been scarce. But many Germans are still happy with their country's strict privacy laws, and don't think such disasters should change anything.
Butchering chicken and meat. It's dangerous, low-paying factory work, and it leans heavily on immigrant workers, sometimes illegally. But some immigrants are deciding to move on from such tough work. Anna Boiko-Weyrauch reports from Missouri.
A British court today fined five corporations ? including BP ? a total of $14.6 million for a 2005 explosion at an oil depot in southern England. Forty three people were injured in the accident. Anchor Marco Werman has more.
Politicians and officials across the Caribbean have come under fire in recent weeks for statements that seem to downplay rape and blame victims. But there's evidence that women may no longer be willing to tolerate such comments.
The host of the Naked Archaeologist believes he may have found the tomb of Jesus. A retired curator in Israel's government antiquities department says the filmmaker's claims are a money-making scam. The filmmaker says that's libel, and he's suing him.
Efforts to make better use of food resources growing within the city are taking root in Seattle. It's part of a movement to bring urban foraging from the margins to the mainstream as a hedge against food insecurity and climate change.
For years, the coal industry has enjoyed tax benefits and exemptions from strict environmental regulations. But those days might be over: President Barack Obama is using EPA authority under the Clean Air Act to try to curb coal power plant emissions, including CO2 and mercury. But coal interests are fighting back in the courts.
Costa Rica, a tropical country known for its national parks and ecotourism, has taken a step to protect its environment. But in this environmentally conscious nation, a new ban on hunting faces obstacles.
India may be the world's largest secular democracy but that doesn't mean it's easy to practice atheism there.Young atheists trying to gain more recognition say government policies and laws still exclude them and cultural acceptance is hard to come by.
US military leaders were summoned to the White House on Thursday for a meeting on sexual assault in the Armed Forces. Sgt. Jennifer Norris knows the issue well. She's a veteran of the USAF and is now a member of Protect Our Defenders Advocacy Committee.