Monday, August 18, 2014
Four men charged with murder in the killing of a German tourist visiting San Francisco four years ago pleaded guilty to lesser charges in a case officials said Saturday was difficult to prosecute.
Sunday, August 17, 2014
A couple hundred defiant protesters remained in Ferguson after a midnight curfew took effect in a St. Louis suburb where a black teen had been shot by a white police officer while walking down the street.
Panama celebrated the 100th anniversary of its famous canal Friday with a ceremony and gala, even as it scrambled to make up lost time by enlarging it to maintain its competitiveness in the 21st century.
A decorated retired Marine whose career as a sniper was derailed by a video that showed him urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters has died, his attorney said Friday.
Bleeding profusely and struggling to breathe after he had been shot four times, Christopher Moeller asked a police officer whether he'd live.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Europe voiced alarm Friday over reports that Moscow had sent military hardware into conflict-torn eastern Ukraine, as Kiev prepared to inspect a controversial Russian “aid” convoy parked up at the border.
A 25-year-old campaign worker on Thursday became the sole person to be convicted in an election fraud that cast suspicion on Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's 2011 win.
Hundreds of people demonstrated peacefully Thursday in a Missouri town rocked by days of protests over the fatal shooting of a black teenager, hours after state police were ordered to replace local forces.