Tuesday, December 3, 2013
In a ceremony fitting royalty, the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington said on Sunday it was naming a rare, female giant panda cub “Bao Bao,” after a public online vote that drew more than 123,000 submissions.
When 6-year-old Ana Marquez-Greene was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre almost a year ago, her father, a professional jazz musician, stopped playing his saxophone.
Police said Sunday that a Canadian man has been arrested for allegedly trying to sell classified information to the Chinese government about Canada's warship building procurement strategy.
For the first time, more Mexicans disapprove of President Enrique Pena Nieto's performance than approve, partly because of his tax increases, according to a newspaper poll released on Sunday, the anniversary of his first year in office.
Monday, December 2, 2013
A commuter train bound for New York's Grand Central Station derailed in the Bronx on Sunday, with at least four people reported dead after several rail cars left the tracks.
The Dominican government announced details of a special naturalization process for undocumented “foreigners” and their children born in the Dominican Republic, in a presidential decree issued on Saturday.
A mother on board a plane that crashed in remote southwest Alaska made a frantic phone call for help resuscitating her 5-month-old baby and then left the fatally injured boy to lead searchers hampered by cold and fog to the crash site.
A man ate cleanser that he apparently collected slowly while in custody and died while awaiting trial in the killings of four homeless men and two others, his lawyer said.