Thursday, December 5, 2013
The city of Detroit won judicial approval to move forward with the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history Tuesday despite objections from city workers fearful of losing their pensions.
The heads of two U.S. Senate committees overseeing national security have expressed concern to the Obama administration over a recent network supply deal between China's Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and Washington ally South Korea.
Mexican authorities have issued an alert for a stolen truck carrying dangerous radioactive material from a disused medical device, authorities said Wednesday.
The driver of a New York commuter train that derailed on Sunday, killing four people, told federal investigators he “zoned out” shortly before the crash, the driver's labor union leader said.
U.S. insurers fear that a surge in enrollments on the revamped government-run healthcare website could create more problems for insurance companies already struggling with error-filled applications for coverage three weeks before a sign-up deadline.
Despite a decade of economic growth across most of Latin America, people of African descent throughout the region still face discrimination and earn less, a U.N. agency said Tuesday.
After two delays, private U.S. company SpaceX on Tuesday successfully launched its first commercial satellite, after repairs were made to the Falcon 9 rocket.
Walking, talking chimpanzees may be TV comedy gold but now three courts in New York are being asked to recognize four chimps as “legal persons” with fundamental rights.
Mexico's Senate has approved the most dramatic political reform attempt in decades, approving in general proposals to allow the re-election of all elected officials, provide oversight of state electoral institutes by federal electoral officials and make the Attorney General's office independent from the executive.
Celebrations by Seattle football fans in a Monday night game against the New Orleans Saints were so thunderous that they registered as minor earthquakes on a nearby seismometer, a state university professor said.