For more than half a century, Latin America has ruled the world as the most violent place on earth.In 2013, nearly one in every three murders that occurred globally took place in the streets of Latin America where just 8 percent of the world's people live.
The imam of a London mosque used his influential position in the late 1990s to train and aid terrorists and used the cover of his religion to hide in plain sight, a prosecutor told jurors in his opening statement Thursday.
Registered users of the Internets largest white supremacist forum dubbed a magnet for the deadly and deranged -- have carried out nearly 100 murders in the past five years, a group that tracks hate groups reported Thursday.
Russia and Ukraine struck a deal Thursday to end unrest in eastern Ukraine stoked by pro-Russian militants, Secretary of State John Kerry said.The militants must refrain from violence, lay down their illegal weapons and return seized buildings to their rightful owners, Kerry said.
Grocery shoppers aren't the only ones seeing a surge in food prices.Chipotle's feeling the pinch, too, and plans to pass along some of its increased costs to customers soon for the first time in three years.
A massive great white shark has been spotted swimming close to an Australian beach, scaring the locals and forcing the beach to close, according to news reports.The female shark, nicknamed "Joan of Shark"by local fisherman, is more than 16 feet (5 meters) long and weighs about 1.8 tons (1.
At least one member of the Biden family is running in 2016.Beau Biden, the attorney general of Delaware and the son of Vice President Joe Biden, won't seek reelection to his AG post and will instead run for governor in 2016, he announced Thursday.
The search for flight MH370 that has now entered its second month and covered tremendous swaths of ocean has brought attention to a pressing environmental issue: the tons of trash floating in the sea.Searchers have found hundreds of objects floating in the remote waters.
Wal-Mart Stores said Thursday it will partner with Ria Money Transfer to launch Walmart-2-Walmart Money Transfer Service, a program that will allow customers to transfer money to and from more than 4,000 of its stores.Through the service, customers can transfer as much as $50 for $4.