Thursday, July 2, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama will unveil Wednesday a breakthrough deal with Cuba to reopen embassies in Washington and Havana, officials said, in a major step toward ending decades of Cold war enmity.
Federal health officials are considering whether to require new warnings and child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine formulas used with e-cigarettes and other emerging tobacco products.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
WASHINGTON -- The United States and Cuba have agreed to open embassies in each other's capitals, the biggest tangible step in the countries' historic bid to restore ties after more than a half-century of hostilities.
Crushed by liabilities it now cannot repay, Puerto Rico is seeking to reschedule its US$73 billion debt, the U.S. commonwealth's governor said Monday.
A young Swedish woman who sued her former Wall Street executive boss over lurid allegations of sexual conquest, betrayal and stalking was awarded US$18 million by a federal jury Monday.
U.S. Supreme Court on Monday temporarily halted the closure of most of the abortion clinics in Texas, two days before rules forcing them to shut their doors were due to go into effect.
U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld the use of a controversial sedative in executions by lethal injection, saying it does not violate the Constitution.
California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the U.S. in reaction to a recent measles outbreak at Disneyland.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Hundreds of thousands of people on Sunday packed gay pride events across the U.S. from New York to San Francisco, with overall attendance expected in the millions for what amounted to a celebration of a freshly endorsed right to marry.