Chile's state television channel has reported that long-secret documents support the theory that President Salvador Allende may have been assassinated and did not commit suicide during the 1973 coup.
Two small explosive devices went off before dawn at two Mexico City banks on Monday, shattering windows but leaving no injuries, the city's top prosecutor said.
Endeavour and its six astronauts showed up at the International Space Station on Wednesday with the most expensive payload ever carried by a shuttle, a $2 billion magnetic device scientists hope will unravel the mysteries of the cosmos.
Is democracy incompatible with long-run economic growth? One's initial reaction may be that this is a silly question, but in this day of a global debt crisis, it is worth recalling the warnings of America's Founding Fathers that when the people find they can vote themselves benefits, that will bring along the end of the republic. The Founders understood the problems of democracies and why all of the previous democracies had failed, going back to ancient Athens.
The Guatemalan government Monday blamed the Mexican drug gang, the Zetas, for a massacre of 29 ranch workers in a rural province near the Mexican border.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff returned to the Brazilian capital Monday after spending the night in a Sao Paulo hospital, where she was treated for pneumonia, her office said.
A newly released State Department cable reveals Chinese intelligence-gathering efforts in Chile and U.S. concerns that Beijing's growing ties to the Chilean military will compromise U.S. defense secrets shared with the South American nation's armed forces.
Embracing a recent invitation by the Castro brothers, Jimmy Carter visited Cuba last week. "We greeted each other as old friends," gushed the former president after his meeting with Fidel Castro.
A Russian capsule delivered three new astronauts to the International Space Station on Wednesday, doubling the size of the crew just in time for a pair of major space anniversaries.