Conservative state senators are threatening to block the bill over a single abortion provision, while ignoring the rest of the good it does.
Singapore is cracking down on online media, leading to questions of whether online news sources should be held to the same standards as their print counterparts.
Without unrestricted freedom of expression, it is highly unlikely that Pakistan will be able to form a real democracy.
Istanbul's Taksim Square exploded with violent clashes Tuesday between increasingly militant protesters and police.
India's tourism numbers are in sharp decline following alarming cases of attacks on women, harming the local economy and likely damaging goals for women's progress.
The millennial generation and recent college graduates in particular have inherited an unwelcoming economy, but despite the insecurity they continue to be ambitious voices of progressive change.
Russia's parliament passes a bill banning homosexual "propaganda," citing defense of traditional values in an effort to crack down on the promotion of LGBT rights and equality.
Russia says if approached, she'd offer NSA hacker Edward Snowden asylum. It's a nice gesture, but the Kremlin is up to no good. She's either looking for state secrets or to annoy Obama.
This infographic covers the global auto industry and provides info on the top ten leading car producers in the world and beyond.
Israeli settlements in disputed territory have spiked 176% in the first quarter of 2013 alone. This illegal expansion could seriously threaten the peace process.
The parallels between Orwell's dystopia and the current NSA scandal aren't exact, but they're enough to get people thinking.
Abdullah Gül, president of Turkey, approved a bill restricting the sale and advertising of alcohol on Monday. That bill is one reason why Turkey has exploded in protests.
Suu Kyi is the country's most popular leader and her ascension to the top would be a Nelson Mandela type moment. However, the political barriers set in place by the military might not allow it.
Russia opens its doors to Edward Snowden, the NSA leaker. Surely it's because of Russia's stellar human rights record and history of protecting political dissent.
Reaction to the NSA's spying scandal on social media (and this website) has largely been outraged. But a poll of the wider public shows we may be living in a bubble.
The Syrian Civil War is a proxy war fought between a host of other countries, supporting either the militants or the regime. Here's a look at what they are hoping to accomplish.
The backlash from the deadly Bangladesh collapse has been fierce. But what can actually be done to improve safety and not kill jobs that are desperately needed?
Despite all sorts of right-wing blather about how America has the world's best health care system, almost every study shows we don't. Here are seven countries who can show us a way forward.
The protests in Turkey's Taksim Square in Istanbul continue, as police fire tear gas and water cannons into angry crowds.
A mirage meeting at Rancho Mirage: As Obama and Xi Jinping personally get closer their respective countries may get further and face more friction.
This week the Obama administration is deciding whether to intervene in Syria. If he does, he'll be putting all of us at risk.
Where has the U.S. used UAVs? Where are the bases located? Where can you find information about recent strikes? This is your guide for information about resources covering UAV activity.
No matter the outcome, do not expect a radical shift in policy over the country's nuclear program.
Al-Qaeda bombmaker Abdullah Dhu-al-Bajadin claims that the U.S. ambassador killed in the Benghazi consulate attack was actually executed via lethal injection. Is this the real coverup?
While Nelson Mandela, one of the greatest men of the 20th century, fights for his life in hospital, we must not forget to celebrate his achievements and legacy.