Journalist Glenn Greenwald said lawyers acting for his partner, David Miranda, who was detained at London's Heathrow Airport, have filed a lawsuit in the British courts.
Views on marijuana are shifting, but nearly everywhere, it is too early to talk about substantive changes to drug policies.
An American student at the University of Chicago has written a powerful account of her study abroad trip to India last year, during which she says she experienced relentless sexual harassment, public masturbation and groping by Indian men.
An Ontario family is in shock after receiving an anonymous letter -- purportedly from a neighbor -- imploring them to euthanize their autistic son or move out of the neighborhood because of the "nuisance" the teen poses to the community.
Egypt's interim military government added the Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader Tuesday to its list of the movement's top figures under arrest.
CNN's Ian Lee reports on both sides of the battle for power in Egypt.
Glenn Greenwald, the Guardian reporter who broke the news about secret U.S. surveillance programs, said the authorities who took his partner into custody at London's Heathrow Airport "are going to regret what they did."
Flooding in China's north and south caused by heavy rain has left at least 107 dead and inundated roads and farmland, the government and state media said.
Ferocious rain has caused heavy flooding in the Philippine capital and the surrounding region, killing at least seven people, driving tens of thousands of others from their homes and bringing life in many areas to a standstill.
The ferry disaster in the southern Philippines that has so far left more than 60 people dead and dozens more missing is also turning into an environmental catastrophe for the surrounding area as spilled fuel contaminates coastlines.
A Pakistani court on Tuesday indicted former President Pervez Musharraf over the killing of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, the first time formal allegations have been filed against an ex-military chief in the South Asian nation.