Friday, November 13, 2015
A group of Venezuelan opposition figures have asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to probe President Nicolas Maduro and others for "crimes against humanity" including alleged murder and torture, exiled dissident Carlos Vecchio said Wednesday.
Nine U.S. men who participated in the liberation of France during World War II received that country's highest military decoration Wednesday during a Veterans Day ceremony in Florida.
Legendary San Francisco stripper Carol Doda, whose splashy act helped introduce topless entertainment to the city more than 50 years ago, died at age 78.
As proof that he can successfully and humanely deport the estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. illegally, Republican presidential contender Donald Trump often touts the efforts of the Eisenhower administration in the 1950s.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Legendary New Orleans musician Allen Toussaint, who racked up hits like "Working in the Coal Mine" and "Lady Marmalade" as a behind-the-scenes songwriter and producer before he gained new fame as a performer, died Tuesday, not long after a performance in Spain. He was 77.
More than 70 years ago scientists working in secret in the U.S. created the atomic bomb that ended World War II and ushered the world into the nuclear age.
U.S. Republican presidential hopefuls struggled to break away from the pack Tuesday in an election debate with fewer personal barbs, but some feisty exchanges on immigration and national security.
The top Republicans seeking their party's 2016 presidential nomination said Tuesday that they are opposed to raising the minimum wage in the United States.
A piece of Seattle history is coming down -- or rather, 1 million little pieces.
Toronto police Tuesday announced an arrest in the 25-year-old unsolved killing of an Indian schoolteacher who was visiting Canada with an eye to immigrate with his family.