Friday, April 24, 2015
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, who is seeking the Republican nomination for president, lashed out against the federal government's sweeping surveillance programs, staking an aggressive position on an issue already dividing the Republican presidential field.
Bars and gambling venues in this notoriously libertine city are adapting to a big change: the start of a smoke-free ordinance Wednesday was being marked as a historic step in making the city healthier.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
EU leaders gathering in Brussels on Thursday will consider launching a military operation against human traffickers in Libya, in a bold effort to halt the deadly flow of refugees trying to reach Europe by sea., 1 Comment
The family of an unarmed African American teenager killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri said Wednesday it will sue the city for his "wrongful death."
Saudi-led warplanes launched new strikes in Yemen Wednesday, hours after Riyadh announced a halt to the four-week air campaign, as rebels seized a key loyalist base in the third city Taez.
The name of a Palestinian teen burned alive by his Jewish kidnappers has been removed from a memorial to victims of terror attacks, an Israeli official said Wednesday, after family objections.
The European Union on Wednesday charged Russia's state-controlled Gazprom energy giant of abusing its dominant position in central and eastern EU nations in an antitrust case that will further test tense relations between Brussels and Moscow.
An Islamic extremist with an arsenal of loaded guns was only prevented from opening fire on Sunday morning churchgoers because he accidentally shot himself, French officials said.
Michelle Bachelet, Chile's first woman president, said Tuesday she will never again seek public office after her term expires in 2018, as a corruption scandal involving her son batters her popularity.
A group of top international experts on Wednesday urged governments to stick to their promises to combat climate change and said the aim should be to create a "zero-carbon society" by 2050.