Saturday, October 18, 2014
Angola, Malaysia, New Zealand, Spain and Venezuela won coveted seats on the U.N. Security Council Thursday, but Turkey suffered a humbling defeat in its bid to join the world's “top table.”
Protesters occupied three town halls in southern Mexico on Thursday to demand the safe return of 43 students who disappeared after gang-linked police attacked them last month.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday authorized the Pentagon to send reservists to take part in a U.S. mission to combat the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
From foreign DVDs to perfume, rum and coffee, Cuba's shelves are packed with pirated and counterfeit goods, which are sold as authorities turn a blind eye — using the longstanding U.S. embargo as justification.
Starbucks says it will start letting customers across the country place orders ahead of time on their smartphones by next year.
Delta Air Lines Inc. said Thursday that third-quarter profit fell 74 percent on one-time costs such as retiring older planes. The results excluding those items beat expectations.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Exhibits include dog paintings, dog sculptures and displays about famous dogs. But what really makes this St. Louis museum unique is the visitors: Dogs are welcome, and curators aren't worried about the canines knocking things over or making a mess.
U.S. media giant Time Warner said Wednesday it would launch a stand-alone HBO streaming service next year, offering viewers without cable subscriptions hit shows like “Game of Thrones” and “Girls.”
Elizabeth Pena, the versatile actress who shifted between dramatic roles in such films as “Lone Star” and comedic parts in TV shows like “Modern Family,” has died. She was 55.
After more than two months of air strikes, American commanders have finally decided on a name for the U.S.-led war against Islamic State (IS) jihadists — “Operation Inherent Resolve.”