Donald Trump has callously thrown around accusations of treason aimed toward his political rivals — others think the president's actions are worthy of the charge. Treason is a high bar to prove in the US, but in Ukraine, a presidential treason conviction was announced earlier this year. And it has lessons for American democracy, experts say.

There are 130,000 candidates running in the October 30 elections for governor, mayor and local councils in Columbia, and more than 10 percent have criminal records.
Palestinians in the West Bank celebrated the official bid for statehood in the UN. Many Palestinian Americans, however, worry about what statehood would actually mean.
The United Nations has made it a goal to improve maternal and child health, but mental health issues around the world remain woefully overlooked.
One group of Palestinians wouldn't mind a US veto of Palestinian membership into the UN: Refugees who believe membership would leave them out in the cold.
All 15 candidates of the Pirate Party are now part of the Berlin state government, and they plan to legalize marijuana, expand the Internet and leak all government activity.
Fargo, North Dakota, is learning about its new refugee population, and how to help them with language, culture and climate challenges.
As Europe searches for a way out of the current financial crisis, some are looking to China. But any deal would come with strings attached.
International Monetary Fund says global economic outlook grim, warns continuing economic woes in Europe and the US could drag those economies back into recession.
In Italy, scientists have been accused of manslaughter for not properly warning people about the 2009 L'Aquila earthquake, which killed 300.
The world’s largest sperm bank is turning away new redhead or blond donors, but Brad Pitt or Bruce Willis lookalikes are wanted.

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