Left adrift in the wake of President Barack Obama's November election victory, the anti-tax tea party is predicting renewed popularity and relevance — thanks to the scandal now rocking the IRS.
President Francois Hollande's nagging headache to reboot the French economy has turned into a migraine as the economy slipped into its second recession in four years, fueling speculation of an impending cabinet reshuffle.
Movie star Angelina Jolie tested positive for a “faulty gene” at the center of a high-profile legal battle in the United States that challenges whether human genes can belong to a corporation.
With its disaster-strewn garment industry in turmoil and strikes paralyzing the country on a near weekly basis, Bangladesh is in danger of unraveling hard-won progress in a one-time “basket case” economy.
It's not your average cross-town city bus: the new Papa Tour of Buenos Aires is packing them in for a nostalgic swing past local landmarks in the life of the man who became Pope Francis.
To survive a 10-year ordeal of beatings and rapes at the hands of the Ohio kidnapper, his three victims may have set their mentalities to a form of “auto-pilot” to dull the trauma, psychologists say.
As China slows and Australia begins its painful transition away from a decadelong mining boom, Treasurer Wayne Swan will have little to offer voters wanting an election-year spending spree Tuesday.
Another Benigno Aquino is set to become one of the Philippines' most powerful politicians next week thanks to his name, part of what analysts warn is an increasingly destructive system of dynastic rule.
A loudmouth in elections earlier this year, Silvio Berlusconi has been understated since then, as he seeks a statesman-like image marked by his surprisingly muted reaction to a court ruling that upheld his conviction for tax fraud.
It is close to midnight and Imelda Marcos is dancing in a trademark pink butterfly gown at a small Philippine town fiesta with adoring voters who still revere her dead dictator husband.