At least 12 people were killed and an unknown number still missing, officials say, after heavy flooding and torrential rains paralyzed parts of Bulgaria today. In the worst-hit Black Sea resort town of Varna, floodwaters rose up to 3.2 ft.,…
By P. J. Tobia
A record number of children from Central America are crossing the Mexico-U.S. border unaccompanied by a parent. Many of them are fleeing drug violence at home, but here in the United States, they’re faced with a new set of challenges…
By Margaret Myers
Mexico coach Miguel Herrera has defended his country's World Cup fans for what FIFA officials have called “improper conduct” for the use of a homophobic chant.
Three years ago, 13-year-old “Claude” -- a pseudonym used for his protection -- had to flee his home in the Democratic Republic of Congo when his village came under attack. He was separated from his mother and he hasn’t seen…
By PBS NewsHour
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has been faulted by some for deepening sectarian divisions now roiling the country. Gwen Ifill talks to Charles Duelfer, former UN and U.S. weapons inspector in Iraq, Abbas Kadhim of Johns Hopkins University and Feisal…
By Elizabeth Shell
There's new data on income inequality out from the OECD Thursday, so we thought we'd take a look to see how the U.S. compares against the group's 33 other countries -- and its upcoming World Cup matches.
By Talia Mindich
An injured German cave researcher was hauled the final 180 meters to the surface of the country’s deepest cavern Thursday morning, ending a more than week-long multinational rescue operation.
By Associated Press
Kerry noted the failure of the United States to secure a continuing military arrangement with Iraq's government after U.S. combat forces left. "We didn't have operational theater capacity at the time" of the surge in violence spawned by al-Qaida-inspired Islamic…
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