The Pope has earned praise and criticism for his first year leading the Catholic Church. The National Catholic Reporter's Michael Sean Winters and conservative columnist Gayle Trotter weigh in.
In the latest Intelligence Squared debate, two teams face off over the constitutionality of targeting terrorist suspects abroad – particularly when those individuals are U.S. citizens.
U.S. investigators tell The Wall Street Journal equipment aboard the missing plane was transmitting for four hours after it is thought to have disappeared. Malaysian officials say that's not true.
Ukraine's interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk takes his case to the United Nations on Thursday, as he tries to build support for his country in its territorial conflict with Russia.
Student-led protester complain about high crime, joblessness and shortages of basic goods. The government claims it's an illegal attempt to overthrow a democratically elected leader.
Following two doctrinally conservative leaders, Pope Francis' pastoral approach in his first year has given the Catholic Church a new glow. But it's still unclear where he intends to take the church.
If World War I had never happened, America might look vastly different. Among other things, Irving Berlin would never have written "God Bless America," and equality movements might have suffered.
There's no word on what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 or the 239 people on board. What has emerged is a pattern of contradictory information — but this may be to be expected.
News media were quick to report on a $499 "Miracle Machine" that could turn water into wine. The science sounded suspect to us, with good reason. The perpetrators call it a sham for charity's sake.
Nigeria is set to overtake South Africa as the continent's biggest economy. Tell Me More looks at that growth with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the country's first female Finance Minister.
Russia is hosting this year's Paralympic Winter Games, but people with disabilities are often have a tough time living regular lives in the country. CBC Sports Reporter Signa Butler explains.
Haredi, a branch of Judaism that shuns modern secular culture, had long been exempt from national service. The bill was boycotted by the opposition.
The UK Independence Party doesn't have any seats in parliament. But it does seem to influence Britain's ruling Conservatives by tapping into the same themes favored by the Tea Party in the U.S.
The search continues, and continues to expand, for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared Saturday while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. There were 239 people on board.
The rare number number is: 7-7-7-7-7-7-7. The cell phone contract was sold at a charity auction for $2 millions.
Russian troops control Ukrainian military facilities, as pro-Moscow officials prepare for a referendum on whether to secede from Ukraine. David Greene talks to Washington Post reporter Carol Morello.
Italy detains tens of thousands of illegal immigrants from North Africa and locks them up in harsh conditions. Now it is pushing to revamp the system at home with an eye toward a Europe-wide plan.
New container ships stack their cargo 10 stories high. They're so wide they won't fit through the Panama Canal until it's widened. Companies say this is what they need to survive in the 21st century.
Writer Ari Shavit and political scientist Shibley Telhami discuss the request to recognize Israel as a Jewish state. The matter has become a sticking point in the peace process with Palestinians.
Next month Norway is expected to become the first country where 1 percent of the cars are electric. Most Norwegians are supportive, but it's taken large financial incentives to reach this level.
The attack on Nils Horner, who had dual British and Swedish citizenship, is the first in years in which a Western journalist appeared to have been specifically targeted.
Renee Montagne talks with aviation reporter Stephen Trimble about airplane technology and black boxes.
Some friends and family of the 239 people who have been missing since Saturday have called their loved ones' cellphones and heard rings. Sadly, that doesn't mean the phones and their owners are safe.
After losing the bet, he had to change his name to one just shy of the 100-character limit for new names in New Zealand. The incident came to light recently because his passport expired.
Search teams have yet to locate the plane. Renee Montagne talks to aviation security consultant Chris Yates about why modern technology can't do more to help locate the aircraft.