Governor of tiny US state says it's time to see addiction as health problem, rather than criminal, as use soars.
Canadian journalists join international campaign to free Al Jazeera's staff detained without charge in Egypt.
Adam Raney finds a country reforming itself - slowly but meaningfully.
Pioneering social-media company has nearly 950 million users worldwide, but fewer and fewer of them are teenagers.
Whoever wins run-off poll to become president of this impoverished, crime-plagued country will have a tough road ahead.
With a capacity for 2,069 inmates, the Porto Alegre prison has twice that number.
Obama will make all the right noises in this annual address, but the whole show has become predictably formulaic.
Government wants to bring child labour law into line with international norms and raise minimum working age to 14.
Bolivians purchase miniatures to celebrate the festival, hoping they will obtain full-size copies later in the year.
Worker deaths, broken budgets, and missing seats - patience is running out ahead of Brazil's world cup.
Brazil struggles to meet construction work deadlines in airports that should receive World Cup visitors.