Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors trekking north from Central America is a humanitarian crisis -- and the United States should treat it like one.
Cuba has come a long way on LGBT rights since putting gays in labor camps. But don't believe the Castro family's gay-friendly PR.
From ancient Greece to modern Pakistan, the political and cultural emergence of a complex, controversial term.
Can Louis van Gaal and Miguel Herrera do a remake of “The Odd Couple” after the World Cup? Please?
Africa was supposed to be the next hotbed of world soccer. It’s not.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup causes celebration and protests; Iraqi refugee camps swell with families after the fall of Mosul; and people all over the world enjoy the summer heat.
Why the problem of inequality isn’t just about differences in income.
Why do some immigrant soccer fans root for the United States, while others don’t?
As Juan Manuel Santos rolls to a second term, can he finally put the war with the FARC to bed?
If it does, don’t thank FIFA -- thank the protestors.
Oscar Iván Zuluaga has vowed to axe talks with the FARC if he wins. But can he really follow through?
Eric Cantor's shocking loss comes at a time when the United States is facing a critical challenge on its southern border.
By trading in denunciations, lies, and distortions -- instead of a reasonable discussion about how to open Cuba -- the rabid embargo lobby is starting to sound a lot like Castro himself.
Every country wants a Brazilian on its team, but what if he scores against Brazil?
There's more to the World Cup than a bunch of soccer games and funky hairstyles.
If Neymar didn't exist, the marketers would have had to invent him.
Why poor countries have too many entrepreneurs and not enough factory workers.
The land of sun, sex, and soccer couldn’t be more down about the World Cup.
Guatemala’s government continues to deny a genocide, violently repress activists, and undermine the rule of law. Has anything really changed since civil war ended nearly 20 years ago?
How sprawling megacities -- from Lagos to Mumbai -- might just save the world.
Forget Chávez and his Bolivarian Revolution -- it's oil that wrecked the Venezuelan state.
Why Brazil is the most dangerous place in the world to be a tree-hugger.
Fame, acclaim, and a notorious friendship with Fidel Castro: The life of writer Gabriel Garcia Márquez was as fantastical and politically charged as his reality-bending novels.
Putin's rationale for invading Crimea sounds a lot like Reagan's for invading Grenada.
Are conditional cash transfers really the silver bullet to raising countries out of poverty?