A locomotive engineers strike stopped freight cars and passenger traffic; meanwhile, Angela Davis visited Berlin and elsewhere in Germany.
The people of Nepal seem to be disappointed in the government, like the government is holding them back from taking care of each other.
The United States has never ratified the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, which provides the peaceful means to settle disputes.
Ireland's citizens have voted in a landslide to legalize gay marriage - a stunningly lopsided result that illustrates what Catholic leaders and rights activists alike called a "social revolution."
Massive corruption scandals in two key allies of the U.S. in Central America are producing large demonstrations calling for the resignations of their presidents.
TPP would make many drug prices unaffordable and block availability of generic drugs, pricing millions of people out of much-needed medical care.
The U.S. and USSR agreed not to build defensive missile systems and thus to limit escalation of the nuclear arms race.
Forty years after the American war in Vietnam ended in ignominious defeat, the traces of that terrible conflict are disappearing.
On this date in 1935, José Alberto Mujica Cordano was born in Montevideo, Uruguay.
As the Rohingyas have fled Burma in often unseaworthy boats, they have found themselves barred from landing in other countries.