Saturday, March 8, 2014
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called Thursday for a meeting of South American leaders over the growing turmoil facing his country, where the death toll from a month of anti-government protests hit 20.
The U.S. Army's top prosecutor overseeing sexual assault cases has been suspended over allegations he groped a female lawyer working for him and tried to kiss her, officers said Thursday.
Republicans vying for the party's presidential nomination in 2016 auditioned Thursday before some of the nation's most ardent conservative leaders, calling for the party to unite behind a clear agenda and draw contrasts with Democrats.
Cuba said Thursday it had agreed to begin negotiations with the European Union on normalizing ties, after a decade of differences and sanctions.
Canada's broadcasting regulator wants to see more locally made porn on Canadian television, judging by a notice on its website that accuses three channels of failing to meet licensing requirements.
Friday, March 7, 2014
With lawmakers listening raptly, the Dalai Lama on Thursday opened the U.S. Senate session with a prayer of peace as congressional leaders set aside partisan differences to receive the Tibetan spiritual leader together.
The CIA is investigating whether its officers improperly monitored Senate Intelligence Committee staffers who were investigating the agency, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
Venezuela marked the first anniversary of Hugo Chavez's death Wednesday with a blend of solemn ceremonies, clashes and a break in relations with Panama over protests dogging his successor's presidency.
A U.S. jury convicted a California businessman Wednesday of selling stolen trade secrets to Chinese firms so they could develop a pigment used to whiten a wide range of products.
The White House on Wednesday unveiled another delay in implementing President Barack Obama's signature health law — apparently to shield vulnerable Democrats in mid-term elections.