How the world learned its lesson and got a climate deal

The decision to try at getting almost 200 countries to sign a climate deal on cutting carbon emissions was a gamble.
Dec 14, 2015

Criticism for Trump’s call to ban Muslims from entering U.S.

It was the most dramatic response by a candidate yet to the San Bernardino, CA, shooting spree last week by two Muslims who the FBI said were radicalized.
Dec 7, 2015

Court upholds block on Obama immigration plans

The Supreme Court may have to weigh in on President Barack Obama's executive action to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Nov 9, 2015

Erdogan and AK Party win in Turkey election

President Tayyip Erdogan cast the return of Turkey to single-party rule as a vote for stability, but opponents fear it heralds growing authoritarianism.
Nov 2, 2015

China eases one-child policy, will allow two children

China will ease family planning restrictions to allow all couples to have two children after decades of a strict one-child policy.
Oct 29, 2015

Mexico braces for record-breaking Hurricane Patricia

Meteorologists compared Hurricane Patricia to 2013's Typhoon Haiyan, which killed thousands in the Philippines.
Oct 23, 2015

Trudeau leads Liberals to majority in Canada election

Justin Trudeau, the son of former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, led the Liberal party to a victory after nine years of a Conservative-led government.
Oct 20, 2015

U.N. votes to allow Palestine flag at headquarters

The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday approved a Palestinian resolution that will allow Palestine to fly its flag at U.N. headquarters.
Sep 10, 2015

Migrant trains reach Germany as EU asylum system creaks

European Union asylum rules collapsed under the strain of a wave of migration — much of it from Syria — as thousands make their way to Germany.
Aug 31, 2015

U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan, Taliban grab district

Taliban fighters have made recent advances in a heavily fought over region of opium farms and trade routes.
Aug 26, 2015

U.S. ad campaign in Central America aims at curbing undocumented crossings

U.S. Customs and Border Protection's ad campaign aims at dissuading Central Americans from trying to enter the United States without documentation.
Aug 18, 2015

Hiroshima marks atomic bombing, worries about steps toward war

Japan marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, but officials objected to the term "aggression" to describe its World War II actions.
Aug 6, 2015