Monday, July 28, 2014
The New York Times called for the legalization of marijuana on Saturday, in a bold editorial comparing the federal ban on cannabis to Prohibition.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan scored an improbable three goals in just 15 minutes as he took to the field in a soccer friendly to mark the opening of a new stadium in Istanbul.
Australian Daniel Ricciardo charged to a thrilling Hungarian Grand Prix victory on Sunday, his second Formula One win for Red Bull, as a drenched track caused chaos among world championship leaders.
Ship horns blared Sunday as the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner limped into the Italian port of Genoa to be scrapped two and a half years after it capsized in a tragedy that claimed 32 lives.
Boko Haram Islamists have executed 12 people including a village chief in a remote part of northeastern Nigeria, residents said Saturday.
German police have arrested a 52-year-old man suspected of sexually assaulting 175 minors, most of them pre-adolescents, a prosecutor told the DPA news agency on Saturday.
A fighter jet crashed in southern Russia on Sunday, killing the pilot, the head of the air force told Russian news agencies, blaming a technical fault.
The U.S. nuclear industry has started building its first new plants in decades using prefabricated Lego-like blocks meant to save time and money and revive the once promising energy source.
The assault that left a USC graduate student dead this week sent fresh shock waves through a university community already sensitive to safety concerns.
Artists in New York City have painted the bodies of 40 nude models and turned an entrance to Central Park into a celebration of the human form.