Saturday, August 16, 2014
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.
It was supposed to be a grand celebration of the engineering triumph that forged a nation.
A mayor in the western state of Michoacan was detained for allegedly ordering the killing of a friend and extorting her employees and street vendors in her city on behalf of a drug cartel, authorities said Thursday.
Friday, August 15, 2014
It's easy to go online and get a 360-degree, ground-level view of almost any street in the United States and throughout the world. Soon, scientists hope people will be able to do the same with coral reefs and other underwater wonders.
Brazil's presidential race is in stunned disarray after one of the top three contenders was killed on the campaign trail when a small plane carrying him and aides crashed into a residential area in this port city.
A New York Times reporter facing jail for refusing to reveal his source for leaks about the CIA was awarded the Newspaper Guild's press freedom prize on Wednesday.
Emigdio Vasquez, whose bold use of color, exacting brush skills and uncanny ability to capture everyday people in dramatic moments made him one of the most influential pioneers of the Chicano art movement, has died in California. He was 75.
Edward Snowden says dishonest comments to Congress by the U.S. intelligence chief were the final straw that prompted him to flee the country and reveal a trove of national security documents.