• Chief prosecutor opens criminal investigation into whether former President Alvaro Uribe sponsored a fearsome far-right militia in 1990s as regional governor.

    The president of Colombia Alavro Uribe(L), accompanied by the director of the National Police, Teodoro Campo, greets journalists
    LAST UPDATE : Jan 08, 2013, 3:38 PM EST
  • he fatal mauling of four people by feral dogs in a Mexico City park set off debate about the city's love/hate relationship with its dog population.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 08, 2013, 2:55 PM EST
  • Journalist was deemed to have insulted Gulf nation's ruler, and speaks to widening social media crackdown in face of sustained political dissent.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 07, 2013, 5:08 PM EST
  • Estelle Borrell, 24, visits a job fair in Paris, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012.

    Amid globalization and a devastating economic crisis, Europe's universities are failing to prepare students for the demands of the 21st century world.

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    Kobe Bryant is no longer a holdout. He's on Twitter.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 04, 2013, 5:44 PM EST