We've heard lots about boundary disputes between China and Japan, or China and the Philippines, but would you believe the US and Canada are in a boundary dispute too — over an uninhabited island in the Gulf of Maine.
The Eurovision competition isn't supposed to be about politics. But it often creeps in. And this year's entry from Ukraine, about the Soviet deportation of Crimean Tatars in 1944, has Russia crying foul.
People across the globe are watching to see if there's ultimately a resolution to this US government shutdown. And what they're saying — and hearing — isn't great. Many folks around the globe say the shutdown looks crazy. It looks silly. It looks like lawmakers are arguing about something that doesn't entirely matter.
The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to tackle a particularly disturbing tactic of war this week: the use of rape as a weapon. Jeb Sharp talks with Anne-Marie Goetz of UNIFEM, the UN's development agency for women.
The Soviet Union dissolved 20 years ago this Sunday. More than half of all Russians now regret that demise, according to a recent poll. Brigid McCarthy visited a restaurant in Moscow that lets nostalgic customers pretend they're back in the USSR.
As an overwhelming number of young migrants from Central America cross the border, the federal government is shipping them to various detention facilities around the country. This week, anti-immigrant protestors in Murrieta, California, forced federal buses carrying migrants out of their city.