Stories about North America from January, 2016
These days, it’s a lot easier to travel between the US and Cuba, but some Cubans have no interest in going back to their homeland.
People around the world were affected by extreme weather events in 2015, the hottest year on record ever.
Dubai's deputy chief of police reasons the Iran Deal happened because Obama is Shia. Arab and Iranian social media users can‘t contain their laughter.
Did Facebook remove Efe Levent's post because he used the term "cracker"?
"My fully #British daughter can't attend her #American cousin's bday cos her mum was born in #Iran," wrote Rana Rahimpour, explaining how new restrictions prevented her from boarding the flight.
The US attorney general's position on Puerto Rico's status has probably turned the issue into fodder for the upcoming election season.
“If this release signals Iran’s desire for international reconciliation, so too it must move forward with national reconciliation.”
"Only when the names of those who were killed are known, when the stories of their suffering are heard...people everywhere will call out to end the war."
"President Enrique Pena Nieto saying "missing accomplished" is about as credible as when George Bush said it about Iraq. Same silly line."
Mexico took Día de Los Reyes seriously, and transformed it into a celebration among family and close friends. At the center of the holiday is a delicious cake.
"It doesn't matter if you are documented. You have rights in this country."
The wharf where slaves landed in Rio was recently unearthed and Sara Zewde has designed a memorial to the neighborhood’s tragic past.