Thursday, March 6, 2014
Texas Republicans picked the state's attorney general in the fight to succeed longtime Gov. Rick Perry, while a rising Democratic star coasted to her party's nomination Tuesday night during the nation's first statewide primary this year.
A survey of 42,000 women across the European Union suggests that about one in 10 have been the victims of sexual violence, and half of them reported being raped.
A northern New Jersey honor student who says her parents kicked her out of the house when she turned 18 is now suing them, asking a court to make them support her and pay for her college.
Dr. Sherwin Nuland, a medical ethicist who opposed assisted suicide and wrote an award-winning book about death called “How We Die,” has died at age 83.
A dealer handling a US$10 million treasure trove found by a U.S. couple dismissed Tuesday a report that the horde may have been stolen and therefore would have to be given back.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
President Barack Obama proposed a budget Tuesday for the coming fiscal year that has less to do with managing US finances than with stemming his party's losses in congressional elections.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday Russia had the right to use “all means” to protect its citizens in Ukraine but denied it had sent troops to Crimea.
A key witness who testified to hearing screams then gunshots from Oscar Pistorius's home the night his girlfriend was killed, broke down and wept in court Tuesday, saying she still relives the “terrifying screams” she heard.
A Russian soldier could not hide his tears as he leant against a tree, just meters from a Ukrainian military base in Crimea that his unit had surrounded.
U.S. leaders Monday took another swipe at Russia — for pressuring Moldova — as they gave strong backing to the former Soviet state seeking closer ties with the West.