The "super-typhoon" developed on November 3, and proceeded to devastate the Philippines with wind speeds up to 195 mph before making its way to Vietnam, Taiwan, and parts of China.
Three men flew from Berlin to Moscow, were taken in a car with tinted glass windows to a secret location - where they met Edward Snowden. The meeting was very interesting. So were the three visitors.
A train carrying crude and petroleum derailed and caused explosions near the Canadian village of Gainford, Alberta, forcing the entire community to evacuate, and firefighters have decided they must let the resulting blaze burn itself out.
Why is Canadian government concerned with the Mi'kmaw land? Canada accepted Houston-based Southwestern Energy Company's bid to begin an exploration program over 2.5 million acres to test new hydrocarbon basins.
On July 14, 2013, the Council of State Governments Midwest unanimously passed a resolution to remove trade, financial and travel restrictions to Cuba.
The president of Panama is putting on a big show right now. Is it for the benefit of the voters in the 2014 presidential and legislative elections, or is it for the U.S., the historical kingmaker of Panamanian politics?
I learned that the political left was influential in Costa Rica. But they were divided. A united left could form a winning coalition. The people of Costa Rica deserve nothing less.
With anti-nuclear protests heating up after Japan revoked a previous anti-nuke plan, the country is desperately looking for energy alternatives.
There are serious talks about turning the country into a mining frontier in order to access its many precious metals.
Outbreaks of the sometimes-fatal West Nile virus across the United States have intensified, making this one of the worst years for the mosquito-borne disease.