Friday, November 21, 2014
Pledging to fix America's "broken" immigration system, President Barack Obama offered five million undocumented migrants protection from deportation Thursday, allowing families to emerge from the shadows and seek work permits.
Almost 1,000 people have been killed in Ukraine since a cease-fire came into effect in September, an average of 13 people a day, the United Nations said Thursday, as the conflict in the east drags on.
Florida State University police fatally shot a gunman at the campus library early Thursday in a shooting that left three students wounded as hundreds of others inside the library fled or took cover in panic.
Mike Nichols, the legendary film and theater director who won an Oscar for the classic American movie “The Graduate,” has died aged 83, U.S. media reported on Thursday.
Egypt on Thursday arrested a leading Muslim Brotherhood member who played a key role in negotiations between his now-banned group and the government.
Nigerian police fired tear gas inside the parliament complex on Thursday, apparently trying to block opposition lawmakers, including the speaker of the lower house, from entering the building for a key security vote.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will join troubled nuclear talks in Vienna later Thursday, as Tehran showed no sign of softening its position days before a deadline for a deal.
A top EU court advisor rejected Thursday a barrage of British challenges against a cap on banking bonuses, dealing a blow to Prime Minister David Cameron's government.
A “historic” storm dumped more than five feet of snow, stranding scores of motorists, canceling flights and killing at least eight people in the northeastern United States, officials said Wednesday.