Monday, December 15, 2014
Adina Derby raised her voice in anger and grief as she recalled the morning when masked soldiers and police raided her West Kingston neighborhood, using mortar rounds to blast through street barricades of junked cars and piles of wood.
Eight-year-old Rahma was on her way home from school when she was raped — another victim of a surge in child abuse that has been overshadowed by turmoil in Egypt.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Saturday hailed the International Criminal Court's suspension of its investigations into alleged war crimes in Darfur, accusing it of trying to “humiliate and subjugate” his country.
The annual pub crawl featuring thousands of drunken Santas on the streets of New York City began Saturday with a lawyer's lecture after complaints about participants' wild behavior.
The plunge in oil prices is making it tougher than ever for the European Central Bank to achieve its core mission of keeping prices stable at a time it faces looming deflation, analysts say.
Maite Izquierdo and her family are doing their best to get by in Spain's economic crisis, but work and money don't come by magic. Or could they?
The U.S. Federal Reserve holds its final policy meeting this week facing a conundrum most countries would love to have: slowly accelerating economic growth with no sign of inflation.
The latest of five generations who have worked the same ground in northeastern Nebraska, 52-year-old Scott Garwood, isn't growing corn or cattle — it's fish.
A European rule requiring restaurants, bakeries and supermarkets — or anyone mass-producing meals — to list any of 14 allergens that might appear on their menus is being met with confusion.
Sunday, December 14, 2014
A US$1.1 trillion spending bill is on its way to President Barack Obama for his signature.