Sunday, November 16, 2014
Fast-food restaurants in the United States are “disproportionately” targeting black children and kids in middle-income and rural areas, according to a newly published study.
The first televised Hollywood Film Awards was like a dressy, drawn-out advertisement for Oscar hopefuls.
A seal with a fondness for New Jersey beaches — and the food-sharing fishermen and beachgoers that come with them — is headed for Detroit after becoming a little too friendly with the locals.
U.S. satirist Jon Stewart's directorial debut “Rosewater” is based on the true story of a western journalist imprisoned in Iran — and raises real questions about the nature of torture.
Diem Brown has lost a long battle with cancer.
“Selma,” a powerful new film about civil rights icon Martin Luther King, triumphed at its premiere in Los Angeles this week — while critics are predicting awards season glory.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama will pledge US$3 billion to a U.N. fund aimed at mitigating the effects of climate change in the world's poorest countries, a U.S. official said Friday.
Republican lawmakers re-elected Mitch McConnell as their leader in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, ensuring him the powerful role of majority leader in the new Congress that begins in January.
U.S. President Barack Obama is poised to unveil executive action that will shield possibly around 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally from deportation, according to advocates in touch with the White House.
U.S. justice officials are scooping up mobile phone data from unwitting Americans as part of a sophisticated airborne surveillance program designed to catch criminals, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.