By Carimah Townes on December 10, 2013
Today the United Nations celebrates International Human Rights Day. Here's what the U.N. has achieved this year.
By Hayes Brown on December 10, 2013
Over half of the current detainees in Gitmo will be eligible for transfer to a third-country under the deal between the House and Senate.
More than 400 have died in recent fighting between armed groups of Christians and Muslims, even as international forces race to stop them.
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By Ben Armbruster on December 9, 2013
While President Obama said it would be "ideal" for Iran to "destroy every element" of its nuclear program, he said it's not a realistic option.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney doesn't like the recent agreement reached with Iran over its nuclear program. Why not? Obamacare.
By Zack Beauchamp on December 8, 2013
Tensions between China and South Korea just escalated over a strategically valuable reef. That's bad news.
By Kiley Kroh on December 6, 2013
Ukraine's dependence on Russia for natural gas plays a key role in the current unrest.
By Zack Beauchamp on December 5, 2013
"We're all moved by the fact that freedom is indivisible, convinced that the denial of the rights of one diminish the freedom of others."
By Ben Armbruster on December 5, 2013
Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) is standing by his claim that the U.S. should consider using nuclear weapons if it attacks Iran's nuclear program. "We have these weapons for a reason," he said.
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