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 House of Representatives has passed a resolution authorising a lawsuit against the president for allegedly exceeding his constitutional powers.
The US, Mexico and Guatemala will establish more checkpoints along the route of a freight train to prevent migrants from boarding it, Guatemala says.
The star witness in the corruption trial of Virginia ex-governor Bob McDonnell says the ex-first lady sought gifts in return for business help.
A major span between New York City and New Jersey will be getting safety fence designed to prevent suicides, after an increase in deaths this year.
US Vogue's first African American cover girl 40 years on
Much ado about plagiarism
The women helping migrants survive their perilous journey
Is Obama at fault for global turmoil?
How US actor David Duchovny became symbol of Mother Russia
Tales of gangs and guns straight outta Compton
The tech firm helping San Francisco's tough Tenderloin area
A new hotel initiative allows guests to decide how much their stay was worth