Wonder Woman Named Special UN Ambassador, Sparks ProtestsThe United Nations celebrated Wonder Woman's 75th birthday on Friday by naming the comic book character as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Woman and Girls, despite protests both inside and outside the world organization that the spot should go to a real — and less sexualized — woman.
Colombian Government, Guerrilla Groups Sign Historic Peace AgreementSecurity was tight and the mood festive in the Colombian city of Cartagena on Monday as leftist guerrillas and the government prepared to sign a historic peace agreement.
Obama, In Final UN Speech, Calls For World Course CorrectionPresident Barack Obama called for a "course correction" for globalization in his final speech in front of the United Nations - asking nations not to retreat into a more divided world.
What Has & Hasn’t Changed Since Diplomatic Ties With Cuba ReopenedOne year since President Barack Obama announced the two governments would work with each other again, U.S. business interests have improved on the island with telecommunications companies establishing networks in Cuba.
U.N. Condemns Controversial Cuban EmbargoAmid renewed relations between Cuba and the United States, the United Nations has voted on a controversial topic between the two.
Obama, Castro Talk About Possible End To Embargo President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro stood before the United Nations General Assembly Monday, covering controversial topics like the possible end of the embargo against Cuba.
Pope Francis Wraps Up Joyful US Visit With Big Open-Air MassPope Francis urged hundreds of thousands of the faithful gathered Sunday for the biggest event of his U.S. visit to be open to "miracles of love," closing out his joyful six-day trip with a message of hope for families, consolation for victims of child sexual abuse and a warning to America's bishops.
President Obama Speaks To UN, Will Meet With Castro TuesdayPresident Barack Obama arrived in New York Sunday for the United Nations General Assembly, this week’s gathering of world leaders.
Pope Meets With Family Who Drove 13,000 Miles To See HimPope Francis has met with a family who made a 13,000-mile trip over 194 days from Argentina to Philadelphia in an old Volkswagen van.
Pope Visits Philadelphia, Extols America's Founding IdealsPope Francis arrived in the City of Brotherly Love on Saturday for the final leg of his U.S. visit — a festive weekend devoted to celebrating Catholic families.
Pope Wraps Up NYC Trip With Mass At Madison Square GardenWith a Mass for 18,000 people in a New York City arena, Pope Francis wrapped up a day that took him from the global spotlight of the United Nations to a classroom where he got impromptu coaching from a fourth-grader on using a touch screen.
Pope Decries Environmental Damage, Then Visits Ground ZeroPope Francis stood in front 100 world leaders and diplomats at the United Nations on Friday, telling them that there is a "right of the environment" and humans have no authority to abuse it then later paid tribute to the victims of 9/11 at ground zero.