Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Same-sex couples will soon be able to wed in up to 30 U.S. states after the Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider — for now — a nationwide ruling on the divisive issue.
In a heavily irrigated Washington valley where fish, crops and people often compete for water, biologists are turning to one of nature's best engineers to help restore streams and salmon habitat.
Mexican federal forces disarmed a southern city's entire police corps and took over security Monday after officers were accused of colluding with a gang in violence that left 43 students missing.
The Seattle City Council has voted to celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day on the same day as the federally recognized holiday, Columbus Day.
Americans are expected to spend at the highest rate in three years during what's traditionally the busiest shopping season of the year, according to the nation's largest retail industry trade group.
Canadian newspaper chain Postmedia Network scooped up competitor Sun Media's English-language tabloids in a deal announced Monday worth CA$316 million (US$281 million).
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
The Supreme Court unexpectedly cleared the way Monday for a dramatic expansion of gay marriage in the United States and may have signaled that it's only a matter of time before same-sex couples can marry in all 50 states.3 Comments
Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff won a first-round election Sunday and will face business favorite Aecio Neves in what is shaping up to be a hard-fought runoff.