Liberian Patrice Juah boarded a plane from Monrovia this week to come to the US. When she arrived at Washington's Dulles International aiport, she encountered a host of new screening measures, including a system for 21 days of self-monitoring. She says she came away impressed and reassured
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.