Amnesty International investigated 9 drone strikes in Pakistan over the last 20 months, including some where drones struck a second time, minutes later, and killed those who came in to help the victims. Amnesty says that would be a war crime, if it is intentional.
The Washington Redskins face growing demands to change their team's nickname, which many Native Americans say is offensive. The public debate is also putting pressure on other teams, like the Edmonton Eskimos, that also use native imagery.
Foreign leaders are wondering what the heck US politicians are doing. That's according to former Republican Senator Richard Lugar. He says foreign leaders are telling him now isn't the time for the US to have an internal tiff with global complications.
An undocumented immigrant from Mexico was pushed into being a drug smuggler as a teen. She turned DEA informant within a few years, expecting legal status as her reward. She is still waiting, decades later.
The scandal at the Veterans Affairs Health Administration proved to be too much for Eric Shinseki, who resigned on Friday. The World's Marco Werman talks with national security reporter Bryan Bender of the Boston Globe.
With the passing of Saudi Arabia’s absolute monarch Friday morning, the new ruler – King Salman bin Abdul-Azisz al-Saud – moved quickly to assure his subjects and the outside world that things would remain the same.
What's it like to jump off a 104-story building? Let us show you. Plus would you get a haircut like your national leader? What if you had no choice? That may just be the case in North Korea. Those stories and more in today's Global Scan.