In Mexico,the Fiscal Reform proposal presented by President Enrique Peña Nieto has been strongly criticized by specialists and the general population, especially on the decision to tax pet foods, among other controversial aspects in the document presented by the President.
Laura Chinchilla Miranda was elected in 2010 as the first female president of Costa Rica. The socially conservative president has defended her political views in the face of mounting criticism.
The governor of Hawaii has called for a special session to push through a bill that would legalize marriage for same-sex couples.
PBS will air Charlie Rose's exclusive interview with Syrian president Bashar al-Assad on Sept. 9 at 9 p.m. In the interview, Assad denies his involvement in the deadly chemical weapons attack that left more than one thousand Syrians dead.
The family of Oswaldo Payá, Cuban dissident, will sue the Cuban government over his death.
Six New York politicians and political operatives have been charged with attempting to influence state politics through illegal means, including bribes, land swapping, and inside deals. The individuals include a state senator, a GOP chairman, and the Spring Valley Mayor, according to the criminal complaint filed earlier today.
Former Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin is parting ways with Fox News. Palin had made regular appearances on the conservative network since January 2010.
The newly convened 113th Congress is perhaps the most diverse to date, with record numbers of minorities, women and even homosexual members.
The 2012 presidential election is only a few weeks away, and both candidates seem to receive equal support in key states. While Romney has the South locked, other states such as Virginia, Colorado, Wisconsin and Iowa could go either way.
GOP failing to capitalize on Hispanic boom that could turn Texas Democratic, former Republican Florida governor tells magazine
President's approval lower outside of Catholic Hispanics
Recent Polls: Obama, Romney locked in tight races in three swing states
Voter polls showed considerable favor of President Obama after Tuesday night's second presidential debate.
Rock legend to be at Ohio supporting Obama campaign
More than 4,500 youths now allowed to work legally in the U.S.