Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The death toll from two days of gunfights in Mexico's northern state of Tamaulipas rose to 24 on Monday after authorities reported six more slayings in the drug violence-plagued region.
Ted Kennedy Jr. is planning to run for the state Senate in Connecticut in his first bid for public office, two people briefed on the decision told The Associated Press on Monday.
A proposed California bill would force SeaWorld San Diego to stop using killer whales in its iconic shows and to release them from their tanks, the latest blowback that the exotic animal attraction has faced after a documentary film criticized the marine park's animal welfare practices.
The Federal Trade Commission says the operators of a website called Jerk.com are the ones behaving badly.
“Make yourself comfortable, eyes closed, take a few full breaths,” a woman's voice says softly. “If you find that your mind has wandered, this is good news.”
There's a chance now for the U.S. middle class to feel like movie stars.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is expected to get a rare tour Monday of China's first aircraft carrier, becoming the first foreign visitor to go aboard the ship.
The California parents of a 1-year-old girl who fell ill on a sailing trip around the world thanked military crews who rescued them from their stalled vessel on Sunday and defended their decision to sail with young children.
Monday, April 7, 2014
Counting down his final weeks in office, Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli on Saturday inaugurated the most-emblematic project of a five-year term marked by fast economic growth and more than a hint of hubris — Central America's first subway system.