Monday, October 13, 2014
The governor of the southern Mexico state where 43 college students disappeared after a confrontation with police said Saturday that some of the bodies recovered from clandestine graves last weekend did not match the missing young people.
A woman who spent 17 years in prison for the death of a homeless man hugged her grandchild for the first time and did a dance of happiness after she was judged innocent of murder and freed.
American Samoa government officials expect up to 1,000 jobs will be created when a Filipino company invests US$100 million in a new food-processing plant.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke etched a portrait Friday of his initial reluctance to have the central bank rescue American International Group Inc.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel praised Colombia's advances in counterterrorism on Friday and said that the South American country will provide valuable training and peacekeeping assistance around the globe as its internal conflicts wind down.
A federal judge in North Carolina struck down the state's gay marriage ban Friday, opening the way for the first same-sex weddings in the state to begin immediately.
A stepped-up screening program to check the temperatures of travelers arriving from West Africa is starting at New York's Kennedy International Airport, part of an effort to stop the spread of Ebola.
The largest American flight attendants union says it wants airline passengers to return to stowing phones and other electronics during takeoffs and landings, but the group's arguments didn't seem to fly Friday in court.
Federal health officials have approved a daily pill that can cure the most common form of hepatitis C without the grueling pill-and-injection cocktail long used to treat the virus.