Thursday, October 23, 2014
Legendary former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who oversaw reporting on the Watergate scandal that brought down U.S. President Richard Nixon, died Tuesday. He was 93.
A barrage of shots rang out in the Canadian parliament Wednesday as police squads swarmed in to hunt a gunman who shot a soldier guarding a nearby war memorial then ran inside.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Palestinian and Israeli leaders on Tuesday to halt “unilateral initiatives” that fuel mistrust and thwart peace efforts, ...................
A U.S. photojournalist joined a Spanish nurse in being declared free of Ebola on Tuesday, as the United States tightened restrictions on travelers from the West African countries at the epicenter of the outbreak.
Kurdish fighters defending Syria's border town of Kobane held out against the Islamic State (IS) group Wednesday, anxious for relief as Iraq's Kurdish parliament was set to vote on sending reinforcements.
A Libyan national accused of orchestrating the deadly 2012 attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi pleaded not guilty Monday to new murder charges which carry the death penalty.
A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education brought her passion for learning to Philadelphia, where she received the Liberty Medal on Tuesday.
Same-sex marriage has arrived in Wyoming, the conservative western mountain state where the 1998 beating death of a gay student helped spark the movement that has culminated in a broad expansion of gay rights around America.
Soldiers killed as many as 15 people after they surrendered in an abandoned warehouse in southern Mexico last summer, according to a scathing National Human Rights Commission report that lays out allegations of threats, ................
French oil giant Total was scrambling Wednesday to find a new boss after its chief executive Christophe de Margerie was killed in Moscow when his private jet hit a snowplough on takeoff.