One percent of the world’s population will own more of the world’s wealth than the other 99 percent by 2016, a state of affairs that hinders the fight against poverty, the Oxfam International charity said on Monday.
House Republicans approved legislation Wednesday to overturn President Barack Obama's key immigration policies and expose thousands of younger immigrants to deportation.
Hundreds of thousands of people poured into the streets of Paris to join top French officials and world leaders for a rally and march under extraordinary security in a government-sponsored show of unity and defiance after a series of terrorist attacks.
After a turbulent year marred by terror woes, Ebola outbreaks and a horrific series of airline disasters, many could be forgiven for saying good riddance to 2014 and gratefully ringing in a new year.
Russia identified NATO as the nation's No. 1 military threat and raised the possibility of a broader use of precision conventional weapons to deter foreign aggression under a new military doctrine signed by President Vladimir Putin on Friday.