Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Prominent Egyptian poet Ahmed Fouad Negm, renowned for his witty criticism of authorities in Egypt, passed away on Tuesday at age 84, state media reported.
U.S. manufacturing grew in November at the fastest pace in 2 years as factories ramped up production, stepped up hiring and received orders at a healthy clip.
Mexican congressional committees on Monday gave the green light to an electoral reform demanded by the opposition, paving the way for lawmakers to push ahead with the energy sector overhaul at the center of President Enrique Pena Nieto's reform agenda.
A woman twice sent home from a Catholic hospital during a painful miscarriage has sued the church's hierarchy for imposing standards of care which bar termination of any pregnancy, her lawyers said Monday.
The New York commuter train which derailed at the weekend leaving four people dead was traveling at nearly three times the recommended speed limit when it hurtled off the tracks, federal investigators said Monday.
Valentin Casa can't shake the recurring nightmares. And this day certainly isn't helping.
Brazil has decided against opening more routes for foreign air carriers for next year's World Cup, certain it can handle the millions of sports fans who will use airplanes to get around South America's biggest country.
German beer brewers are seeking a 500th birthday present for their famed purity law: an official seal of approval as world heritage.
Pop-star Beyonce dethroned reality TV personality Kim Kardashian as the most searched person on the Internet in 2013 for Americans, in a year when entertainment celebrities reigned.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013