An attack on student protesters in July was among the incidents prompting President Trump's executive order pressuring Nicaragua to restore the rule of law.
The latest U.S. sanctions show the consequences for anyone shipping oil to Syria, or trying to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran and its terrorist activities.
Thousands of Cubans are detained every year for political reasons. More than 100 of them are currently imprisoned.
Religious freedom is a founding principle of the U.S. A group of international visitors traveled the U.S. for an up-close look at religion in American life.
Among the winners in the 2018 election are the first female Native American representatives to Congress. See some of the other history makers elected to office.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad survived torture and rape by ISIS. She is an outspoken advocate for the Yazidis of northern Iraq.
A foundation of Iranian businesses funnels money to a paramilitary group that trains child soldiers to fight in Syria and elsewhere.
U.S. sanctions suspended under the Iran nuclear deal return November 4. President Trump promises "severe consequences" for countries who fail to comply.
Each month, hundreds of Cuban activists are detained unjustly. Meet a few of the people suffering as political prisoners in Cuba.