UN, Microsoft Announce $5M Partnership On Human RightsMicrosoft says it's contributing $5 million over five years to the U.N. human rights office, which the Geneva-based agency calls a "landmark partnership" that could prod other big private-sector donors to follow suit.
UN Chief "Deeply Disturbed" But Can't Verify Syria AttackThe United Nations says it isn't in a position to independently verify reports of a chemical attack in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province but Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is "deeply disturbed" at the incident.
Denmark Consistently Named Happiest Country On EarthWhen you picture the happiest place in the world, you might imagine white-sand beaches and swaying palm trees. But it turns out, the happiest place is a bit different.
UN Chief Says Populism Has Triggered A Rise In IntoleranceSecretary-General Antonio Guterres says the rise of populism has triggered an increase in anti-Semitism, racism, xenophobia, anti-Muslim hatred and other forms of intolerance.
Wonder Woman Dumped As Special UN Ambassador After UproarThe comic book heroine Wonder Woman has been abruptly fired from her honorary ambassador job at the United Nations following protests that a white, skimpily dressed American prone to violence wasn't the best role model.
Trump Taps Haley To Be Nation's U.N. AmbassadorCBS News confirmed that Donald Trump will pick South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as country's ambassador to the United Nations. Haley was an outspoken Trump critic throughout much of the presidential race.
UNESCO Leader Condemns Texas Journalist's KillingThe head of a United Nations agency is condemning the death of a freelance journalist in Texas whose body was found with a gunshot wound in the back yard of a home.
First Ever Bump Day Celebrated On Social MediaMommies and mommies-to-be across the world are celebrating their bumps!
Pharrell Williams Advocates For Greener Jobs, Climate Change ActionPharrell Williams' push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.
New York City's Best Secret Places To VisitNew York has a number of fascinating secret places, some that even a New Yorker may not be aware of.
10 Things You Didn't Know About San FranciscoWhile many facts about the city by the bay may be obvious, there are many other facts that aren't as obvious. Here are 10 things you might not know about San Francisco.
Texan Gets 25 Years In Prison For 2011 Saudi Assassination Plot A federal judge in New York has sentenced a Texas man to 25 years in prison for plotting to kill Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States.