To people who have spent their lives studying and combating the Catholic child abuse scandal, the revelations from last week’s grand jury report on six dioceses in Pennsylvania are numbingly familiar.
What should be done with a monument dedicated to a controversial figure? It's a question Paraguayans had to answer not long ago.
Furious protesters broke into the congress late Friday, ransacking lawmakers' offices and starting fires after senators approved a proposal to allow the president to run for re-election. The next day, police apparently shot dead an opposition political activist.
Beijing is preparing for a weekend of smog and dangerous conditions, urging residents to stay home and wash their hands and face if they do go outside. That story and more in today's Global Scan.
After 10 years in the US working as a nanny, Blanca is finally able to reunite with her own son, Guido. But moving him to the States comes with its share of hurdles here and back home in Paraguay.
Chef Antonio Park is of Korean heritage, grew up in Latin America, went to culinary school in Japan and has been living in the Canadian province of Quebec for more than two decades. His specialty is fish, and the fare at his Park Restaurant in Montreal is billed as Japanese, but the flavors are utterly original.
Argentina's president has a proposal out to grant the right to vote to a number of people who currently are disenfranchised, namely 16- and 17-year-olds as well as immigrants who've lived in the country for two years.
The New 7 Wonders group has a new, more natural list of Wonders of the World. Visiting them will take you from South America to Africa to Asia and introduce you to some of Mother Nature's most breath-taking sites.