Saturday, December 13, 2014
Brazilian prosecutors charged 35 businessmen in connection with the Petrobras corruption case on Thursday, the first wave of indictments arising from the investigation into the scandal surrounding the state-owned oil giant.
The lead detective who investigated the shooting of a German exchange student by a Montana man testified Thursday that it appeared the man adjusted his aim before firing the shot that killed the 17-year-old.
Scientists have located the wreckage of a passenger ship that crashed in 1901 near the site of what is now the Golden Gate Bridge, killing 128 people.
U.S. spymaster John Brennan staunchly defended CIA officers on Thursday as “patriots” but admitted some interrogators had used “abhorrent” tactics in the past decade.
About 150,000 people were left struggling for power on Thursday as the strongest storm to lash the U.S. West Coast in several years blew in snow, heavy rain and ferocious winds.
As CIA chief John Brennan defended the spy agency's interrogation program for terror suspects Thursday, a senior senator whose committee published a damning report on the practice contested his claims.
An independent publisher in New York is releasing the U.S. Senate report on the CIA and torture as a 480-page book, saying it needs to be seen by as many readers as possible.
A man who allegedly confessed to the murders of more than 40 people since 2005 has been arrested in Rio de Janeiro and police are investigating the veracity of his claims.
An ex-military officer in Argentina has revealed the locations of graves of people who disappeared under the 1976-1983 military regime, a judge said Thursday, calling it an unprecedented disclosure.
Trailblazing black supermodel Beverly Johnson came forward Thursday with new accusations that comedian Bill Cosby drugged her decades ago, joining a slew of women who have accused the 77-year-old of abuse.