Ivan Duque, the protege of a powerful right-wing former president, promises to "make corrections" to a peace deal with leftist rebels that has divided the country and to crack down on armed groups still roaming the countryside.
Those detained are suspected of using explosives-laden drones in trying to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro. The attack comes as Venezuela reels from a worsening economic and humanitarian crisis.
The Filipina writer talks about her passion for literature, the influence of poet Kenneth Rexroth and adapting "The Gangster of Love."
Leaders of Colombia's disbanded FARC rebel army accuse the U.S. of trapping a prominent rebel negotiator on a drug warrant in order to sabotage the country's already struggling peace process.
President Rafael Correa has announced radical plans to support refugees and asylum seekers.
C. Wright Mills, the radical Columbia University sociologist who died 50 years ago at age 45, warned that America was becoming a nation of "cheerful robots," corrupted by an economic elite and heading toward a third world war.
Debates about gender equality in the sciences are nothing new, but now the stakes may be higher for universities with science funding from the federal government to prove that sexual discrimination isn't present in their departments. Title IX isn't just for sports anymore.
Following presidential candidates from state to state as they shake hands, kiss babies (and backsides, some might say, in the figurative sense) and promise to be the Best Prez Ever! must get tiresome for reporters on the campaign trail. In this clip, it's hard to say if the grind got to AP scribe Glen Johnson or whether Mitt Romney's claims about eschewing lobbyists made him snap.