For 1st Time, Over Half Of People With HIV Taking AIDS DrugsFor the first time in the global AIDS epidemic that has spanned four decades and killed 35 million people, more than half of all those infected with HIV are on drugs to treat the virus.
North Korea: New Long-Range Missile Can Carry Heavy NukeNorth Korea said Monday the missile it launched over the weekend was a new type of "medium long-range" ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead.
Amal Clooney: "Don't Let Islamic State Get Away With Genocide"Clooney urged Iraq and the world's nations on Thursday not to let the Islamic State extremist group "get away with genocide."
Russia’s Ambassador To The United Nations Dies Suddenly In NYC At 64Russian officials say its ambassador to the United Nations has died suddenly in New York City. Vitaly Churkin was 64.
Faithful Gather In SF Union Square To Light Menorah, Reflect On IsraelA Bay Area rabbi used the lighting ceremony of the big menorah in Union Square to condemn the United Nations.
UN Condemns Israeli Settlements As Obama Declines To VetoIn a striking rupture with past practice, the United States allowed the U.N. Security Council on Friday to condemn Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem as a "flagrant violation" of international law.
'Wonder Woman' Named Special U.N. Ambassador, Despite ProtestsThe United Nations celebrated Wonder Woman's 75th birthday on Friday by naming the comic book character as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Woman and Girls, despite frustration from both inside and outside the world organization that the spot should go to a real — and less sexualized...
Obama Calls For 'Course Correction' In Last Presidential Address To U.N. General AssemblyPresident Obama conceded Tuesday that the United States and other world powers have limited ability to solve the most profound challenges facing the world, while calling for a “course correction” for globalization to ensure that nations don’t retreat into a more sharply divided world.
UN Chief Visits His 99-Year-Old ‘American Mom’ In NovatoU.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon embraced the 99-year-old woman he calls his "American Mom" Thursday on a nostalgic visit to her home.
UN: This El Niño To Be Among Strongest Since 1950The current El Niño weather pattern may be on track to become one of the strongest in more than half a century, experts at the World Meteorological Organization said Tuesday.
Openly Gay Syrian Refugee Living In Oakland To Make Historic Appearance At UNA gay man who fled from war-ravaged Syria to the Bay Area is about to become the first openly-LGBT person ever to address the United Nations Security Council.
United Nations Charter, Signed in San Francisco, Turns 70 With Celebration At City HallHundreds of people packed the rotunda of San Francisco City Hall to mark the 70th birthday of the signing of the United Nations charter.