Officials say armed men have tried to kill Indians on the Brazil-Peru border area to make way for illegal logging, or new cocaine trafficking routes through the forest from Peru.
Central Falls is one of a handful of US local governments facing insolvency in the wake of the financial crisis.
NASA unveils close-up shots of the giant asteroid Vesta.
All eyes on National Assembly meeting to see if it gives final approval to a set of potentially transformative economic reforms.
The former US director of National Intelligence adds his voice to complaints from abroad over US strikes in Pakistan .
Pictures of the latest objects seized by the police in the Mexican state of Michoacan, reveal that the mysterious 'Knights Templar" drug cartel is more bizarre than most people imagine.
With no replacement vehicle planned for years and thousands of job layoffs looming, the future of America's iconic space programme is unmistakably cloudy.
Fourteen US states are suffering from extreme drought, and livestock are paying the price.
Why 22,000 would-be Americans could be suing the state department
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As Atlantis and her already retired siblings make their final send off, Americans will be looking for the next NASA icon - and right now, there’s not one in sight.