Daniel DeFraia is a GlobalPost Breaking News Writer in Boston. He can be reached at DanDeFraia@gmail.com.
NYC's new mayor said the NYPD's habit of stopping and frisking people on the street had "unfairly targeted young African-American and Latino men."
Anti-government protestors battled with police near Dynamo Stadium after new laws meant to end the protest movement sparked violent clashes.
In remarks almost certainly prepared or at least sanctioned by North Korea, Bae appealed for his release and said the North does 'not abuse human rights.'
The rally was the biggest this year in a cycle of pro-Europe protests convulsing the former Soviet republic.
The Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival includes a camel beauty contest, and in Yemen men leap over camels during the Sanaa Summer Festival.
The celebrity gossip website TMZ published graphic photos that it claims show Marines 'rifling through the pocket of the pants on a corpse,' and posing next to a skull.
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra wants to go ahead with elections on Feb. 2, despite continuing mass protests in the streets of Bangkok.
With Swartz in heart and mind, Lawrence Lessig walks across New Hampshire to fight a corrupt campaign-finance system, and groups band together to fight mass surveillance.
As John Kerry heads to Paris for Syrian talks, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports "16 suicide attackers" detonated explosives last week, and at least 700 killed in jihadists-rebel battles.
"The framework is a basis upon which one could negotiate a final peace treaty because the outlines or the guidelines for what the final deal would look like would be agreed up," an unidentified senior State Department official told Reuters.
"The two sides managed to reach an understanding on the implementation of the agreement and now, their views and interpretations are the same," Press TV reported.