Wednesday, November 19, 2014
The deficit run up by the federal agency that insures pensions for about 41 million Americans has nearly doubled, to US$62 billion. And the agency says that without changes, ..................
Democrats seem ready to give House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and the rest of their House leadership team another two years at the helm, even though the party lost seats in this month's elections.
Wary of a public that has never really forgiven them for blighting their view with a skyscraper 40 years ago, Paris authorities narrowly rejected plans for a 43-story triangular-shaped building on Monday.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The parents of slain US aid worker Peter Kassig said Monday they would try to "forgive" Islamic State jihadists who beheaded their son, calling for healing and prayer as they mourned their loss.
Romania's Prime Minister Victor Ponta conceded defeat in a presidential runoff against his conservative opponent Klaus Iohannis, who secured a clear victory, early results released on Monday showed.
Authorities were on Monday investigating the involvement of several suspected Western jihadists in the brutal video by the Islamic State (IS) group claiming the beheading of U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig.
U.S. manufacturing output grew modestly in October, as autoworkers churned out fewer cars and trucks.
Russia said Monday it has expelled a German diplomat and a number of Polish diplomats in response to the expulsion of its diplomats amid cooling ties with the EU over Ukraine.
Chickens were being killed in the Netherlands, and Britain was preparing to kill ducks, after two cases of bird flu were discovered in Europe — but officials insisted Monday that the risk to public health was very low.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain said Monday they will reinstate their ambassadors to Qatar after withdrawing them in an unprecedented move eight months ago.