Monday, April 21, 2014
What was supposed to be a cheap bite at a Mexican-style fast food restaurant turned out to be small fortune for some Southern California customers.
Sunday, April 20, 2014
The United States indefinitely extended the review process for a controversial Canada-to-U.S. oil pipeline Friday, potentially delaying a final decision on the project until beyond mid-term elections in November.
World leaders, writers and legions of fans paid tribute Friday to Nobel-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, while his homeland remembered the literary legend with music, candles and roses.
The U.S. government is starting a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of a virus that has killed millions of pigs since showing up in the country last year.
A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama told fellow Democrats to stop saying sorry for his health care law Thursday, revealing that eight million people had now signed up for insurance.
A jury convicted an Iraqi immigrant Thursday of bludgeoning his wife to death in a case that was initially considered a hate crime.
The laptop computer that Bill Clinton used in 1998 to send the first-ever U.S. presidential email has sold for US$60,667 in an online auction, the Boston auction house that handled the transaction said Thursday.
An ex-con who spent most of his adult life behind bars on Thursday got what he said he wanted for robbing a suburban Chicago bank. The 74-year-old gets to go back to the place he called home — prison.