The mayor of New York has warned residents to brace for what could be the worst snowstorm in the city's history. This came after meteorologists warned that a "crippling" blizzard was headed for the Big Apple.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has brokered a deal with US President Barack Obama to move towards a commercial nuclear power agreement. Both countries came to an agreement in 2008 that stalled due to legalities.
Two US airliners have landed safely at the international airport in Atlanta after bomb threats were made against them. Both aircraft were searched as a result but no bomb was found.
United Nations Security Council ambassadors have traveled to Haiti to push for long-delayed elections. This comes amid a growing political crisis in the Caribbean country.
An investigative journalist in the US has been sentenced to more than five years in prison. Civil libertarians are concerned that the case of Barrett Brown could have a chilling effect on investigative reporting.
The United States and Cuba have closed two days of talks in Havana with some progress toward restoring diplomatic ties after half a century of estrangement. Both Washington and Havana have agreed to meet again.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez Kirchner has said she believes the death of Buenos Aires prosecutor Alberto Nisman was not suicide. Instead, she contested, it was part of a plot to mire her government in scandal.
New evidence casts doubt on the circumstances surrounding the death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman. Authorities continue to probe whether he committed suicide - or if something more sinister occurred.
Russia's top diplomat has responded to President Obama's yearly address with accusations that the US will settle for nothing less than number one. A Kremlin spokesman has also accused the West of trying to unseat Putin.
Talks between the United States and Cuba have begun in Havana. US President Barack Obama had earlier urged Congress to end the decades-long embargo on the communist country in his annual State of the Union speech.
In his State of the Union address, US President Barack Obama confidently defied Republican leaders. Obama wants to give his policies one last push, says DW's Gero Schließ.
Germany's foreign minister has offered his Mexican counterpart assistance in identifying dozens of students, believed murdered by a police-backed criminal gang. The pair also discussed security ties.
On Tuesday, Barack Obama will deliver his State of the Union speech, the president’s annual major policy address. This time however, his promotion of the event may turn out to be more important than the speech itself.
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