19 February 2014
Rio de Janeiro's leaders hope the Olympics and World Cup will turn the city into a world-class capital. But crime threatens progress.
The US accuses Russia of violating a Cold War arms treaty by testing a nuclear cruise missile, saying the breach is "very serious".
Veterans affairs leaders in Congress have announced a compromise deal to help address the problems overwhelming the US veterans healthcare system.
A suspected child sex offender is killed and three New York law enforcement officers injured in a shootout in Manhattan, officials say.
Kerry's diplomatic efforts draw fire from Israeli media
The summer movies criticising US drone policies
Congressman mistakes US officials for Indian diplomats
Can Republicans take advantage of US voter apathy at polls?
How musical Fiddler on the Roof became a surprise lasting hit
Scientist claims 'child prodigy' getting credit for his discovery
The man serving a life sentence for marijuana
Five people talk about their roles in Tennessee's execution debate
Commonwealth populations and other fascinating facts
US senator says PTSD from Iraq partially to blame
The Great British Bake Off returns next week with a tricky challenge
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