| Sep 12, 2013
First-time mother Amy Webb proudly notates dozens of data points about her child each day and obsessively tracks their detailed progression by computer on spreadsheets, according to the provocative first-person account she wrote for Slate....
| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:13 PM
QUITO, Ecuador — Colombia has agreed to pay $15 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Ecuador for human and economic damage caused by spraying an anti-coca herbicide that blew across the countries’ common border.
The settlement of the 2008...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
MEXICO CITY — Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is making an expanded push for more territory in the Caribbean Sea, appealing to international jurisprudence and rankling many of his neighbors.
Colombia was especially vocal, calling Nicaragua's...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:56 AM
BOGOTA -- Colombia’s foreign ministry on Tuesday said it had received no response from Nicaragua to its protest last week Nicaragua of the Central American country’s plan to auction off dozens of offshore oil exploration blocks in disputed...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:49 PM
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Amsterdam is an amusement park for adults. The Hague is for adults who have grown weary of amusement parks. It is quiet, dignified and elegant compared with its sexy sibling.
Two things define The Hague. It is Holland's...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Members of a government advisory panel said Monday they have recommended that Israel formally authorize dozens of West Bank settlements that were built without military permission, including some currently slated for demolition because they sit on private...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 4:32 PM
As the Palestinian Authority is getting ready to ask the United Nations to accept the West Bank and Gaza Strip within the 1967 borders as a member state, a legal opinion by an Oxford University international-law professor has provoked second thoughts...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:22 AM
Japanese whalers have asked a U.S. court to block "sabotage" by Sea Shepherd activists who last season forced them to shorten their annual hunt in the Antarctic Ocean.
The Institute for Cetacean Research and Kyodo Senpaku, which owns the ships used...