US agency finds 2013 among the hottest years on record, with the trend evident on land and in oceans. While parts of North America are in the middle of a deep freeze, there is new evidence that overall
Phone-tapping allegations from former NSA analyst have soured relations between Australia and Indonesia. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has accused Edward Snowden of "unprecedented treachery"
The country's next fiscal crisis will come sooner than advertised. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Wednesday sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) warning that the country would likely exhaust