Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Moviegoers continued to shell out for “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” while Sylvester Stallone's action ensemble “The Expendables 3” was easily out-gunned in its weekend debut.
A large mural that collected dust in barns over the decades before being displayed this month at a fair in Washington state is an original 1941 painting by William Cumming, a member of the Northwest School art movement of the 1930s and '40s, a Seattle art dealer confirmed.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Police used smoke bombs and tear gas to disperse demonstrators who defied a curfew in Ferguson, Missouri early Sunday, where a fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teen triggered a wave of rioting.1 Comment
Victims of the decades-old conflict pitting FARC rebels against government forces testified at peace talks Saturday, pushing for “truth” to form the foundation of any accord.
Leaders of a Brazilian party that lost its presidential candidate in a plane crash have chosen his running mate to stand in his place, officials said Saturday, creating a new challenge to President Dilma Rousseff's re-election.
A Brazilian inmate on supervised release put his electronic monitoring bracelet on an unsuspecting rooster, which he locked in a chicken coop, and then sneaked off to sell drugs, media reports said Saturday.
Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry vowed Saturday to fight a criminal indictment in a defiant response that showed an old slice of swagger that he's kept holstered lately while seeking to remake his image for a potential 2016 presidential run.
Four men charged with murder in the killing of a German tourist visiting San Francisco four years ago pleaded guilty to lesser charges in a case officials said Saturday was difficult to prosecute.
Sunday, August 17, 2014
A couple hundred defiant protesters remained in Ferguson after a midnight curfew took effect in a St. Louis suburb where a black teen had been shot by a white police officer while walking down the street.