Monday, July 7, 2014
Before she was killed in the Newtown school massacre, 6-year-old Catherine Violet Hubbard raised money from returnable bottles and cans to buy bones for dogs at the pound and designed business cards for an imaginary animal shelter, listing herself as “caretaker.”
A swimmer was bitten Saturday by a juvenile great white shark that grew agitated trying to free itself from a hook a fisherman had thrown into the water off a Southern California beach, officials said.
President Raul Castro reiterated Saturday that Cuba's program of reforms will remain cautious and gradual, despite recent disappointing GDP numbers that show the country's already-struggling economy slowing.
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Two retired military officers were sentenced to life in prison Friday for the murder of a Catholic bishop during Argentina's 1976-1983 dictatorship.
Hurricane Arthur, downgraded to a category one storm, carried its still-fierce winds and drenching rains toward the U.S. northeast Friday, after getting the July 4 holiday off to a soggy start for vacationers further south.
Rescuers on Friday freed three of 11 laborers trapped in a collapsed mine in southern Honduras, two days after the men became trapped.
A Guatemalan court Friday handed down the country's first conviction of a leftist guerrilla leader for the killings of indigenous farmers during the 1960-1996 civil war.
A woman in Arkansas celebrated her 116th birthday Friday with cake, a party and a new title — she's now officially the oldest confirmed living American and second-oldest person in the world, the Gerontology Research Group said.
Saturday, July 5, 2014
An unfinished highway overpass being built for the World Cup in Brazil collapsed Thursday in the city due to hold a semifinal match, killing at least two people and injuring 19.