In his memoir, "Spirit Run: A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land," Noe Álvarez shares how the communal run helped him reclaim a relationship with the land and reconnect with his parents' migration and life of labor in the agricultural fields of the northwest.
Journalists and academics across the globe see alarming parallels between the US and deeply troubled countries whose leaders go after those who investigate them.
And is there a sustainable way to eat this much fish?
The impeachment process seemed like it was suddenly off — until it was back on. President Dilma Rousseff may be suspended from office by the end of the week.
Given President Nicolás Maduro is already fighting for his political survival, it might seem crazy of him to meddle with such a sensitive issue as the cost of gas. Venezuelans are already dealing with triple-digit inflation.
A Franciscan dolphin was left dead on a Buenos Aires beach, but wildlife authorities don't know if it was already dead when a large group of tourists found it and crowded it to take photos.
In Brazil, where the homicide rate is five times higher than in the United States, politicians are debating a law to make it easier for residents, including convicted criminals, to buy guns. A group of conservative lawmakers wants to allow Brazilians to buy up to nine guns a year.
Protesters in Brazil used social media to send millions of people into the streets last weekend, calling for President Dilma Rousseff to be impeached. One Brazilian says the marches are just one symptom of deep-seated anger and division over the country's high level of corruption.
Brazilians are notoriously lavish bathers, taking as many as three showers a day. But as the country faces a major drought, they're trying to find way to keep up the shower numbers while still saving water.
President Barack Obama levied sanctions on seven Venezuelan officials, which has given Venezuela's embattled leader a way to take the focus off his country's struggling economy.
Uruguay President Jose "Pepe" Mujica stepped down this month from his presidency. The leader is famous for his humble lifestyle and his progressive agenda.