Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The parents of slain US aid worker Peter Kassig said Monday they would try to "forgive" Islamic State jihadists who beheaded their son, calling for healing and prayer as they mourned their loss.
U.S. manufacturing output grew modestly in October, as autoworkers churned out fewer cars and trucks.
Thousands of Brazilians took part Sunday in Rio de Janeiro's 19th Gay pride parade, speaking out against homophobia in a country that has seen years of violence targeting the gay community.
The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, according to a comprehensive state-by-state report that blames America's high poverty rate.
The U.S. State Department had to shut down its unclassified computer network over the weekend after evidence emerged that it could have been hacked, the U.S. media reported late Sunday.
Monday, November 17, 2014
A federal agency that investigates chemical accidents has announced that it will send a team to a Houston-area industrial plant where a chemical leak killed four people.
With his infant son clinging to life, Chris Picco picked up a guitar and sang softly to the boy, urging him to “mend those broken wings and learn to fly.”
Wary of a more muscular Russia and China, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the Pentagon will make a new push for fresh thinking about how the U.S. can keep and extend its military superiority despite tighter budgets and 13 years of war.
Jimmie Thompson dreamed his retirement would include fixing up the house, fishing every chance he got, hosting fish fries and enjoying his last years in peace in his home.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Obesity among workers in the United States is costing the nation US$8.65 billion a year in lost productivity, according to a study released Friday.