Monday, August 3, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama will Monday unveil what he called the "biggest, most important step we've ever taken" to fight climate change, a sensitive issue central to his legacy.
A photographer for the Mexican investigative magazine Proceso, who had fled his home state after being harassed, was among five people found slain early Saturday in an apartment in Mexico City, according to the magazine.
A U.S. police officer was fatally shot during a traffic stop in Memphis in the southeastern state of Tennessee on Saturday night and a manhunt is underway for the suspect, police officials said.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's associates have resumed discussions about a possible 2016 presidential run after largely putting aside such deliberations during his son's illness and following his death earlier this year. But Biden has yet to tell his staff whether he will run or personally ask them to do any planning for a potential campaign, according to several people close to the vice president.
A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S.
Sunday, August 2, 2015
Dr. Howard Jones, who pioneered in vitro fertilization in the United States, died Friday at a Virginia hospital surrounded by family.
A man was killed and dozens were arrested Friday as a mob looted a supermarket and other shops in an industrial Venezuelan city, Bolivar state authorities said.
Mainland China will ban exports of high-performance drones and computers due to national security reasons, trade and customs authorities said on Friday.
U.S. oil giants Chevron and ExxonMobil signaled Friday further belt-tightening ahead as the industry responds to lower oil prices that slammed earnings in the second quarter.
Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal on a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said Friday.