Thursday, April 10, 2014
Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to bribery and gun charges two weeks after he was arrested as part of an elaborate FBI sting involving undercover agents investigating political corruption and an alleged organized crime syndicate based in San Francisco's Chinatown.
A once-prominent U.S. socialite was found guilty Tuesday in the 1996 car bomb killing of her ex-husband after spending years abroad living a lavish lifestyle across Europe.
North and South America, get ready for the first eclipse of the year — in color.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Trailblazing U.S. television journalist Barbara Walters, famed for her political and celebrity interviews in a career spanning more than half a century, is to retire next month, the ABC network confirmed Monday.
Contrary to recent reports, America's children are still struggling with obesity and there has been no decline in the epidemic among young people, U.S. researchers said Monday.
esident Nicolas Maduro has agreed to meet with a Venezuelan opposition delegation on Tuesday, after a fresh push from top diplomats from across South America.
Canada's Quebec province voted out a separatist government Monday, choosing a former neurosurgeon and his federalist Liberal party to lead a promised economic rally.
The U.S. Senate voted Monday to restore unemployment benefits for nearly three million Americans, sending the legislation to the House of Representatives, where the emergency aid is opposed by many Republicans.
The United States is mostly deporting undocumented immigrants who have committed only minor offenses or have no criminal record, despite U.S. President Barack Obama's promises to the contrary, the New York Times reported Monday.1 Comment
The death toll from two days of gunfights in Mexico's northern state of Tamaulipas rose to 24 on Monday after authorities reported six more slayings in the drug violence-plagued region.