Tuesday, March 11, 2014
A Mexican drug lord said to have been killed more than three years ago was shot dead in a clash with authorities Sunday, officials said.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden calls Venezuela's situation alarming in remarks published Sunday, suggesting its government is using “armed vigilantes” against peaceful protesters and accusing it of “concocting false and outlandish conspiracy theories” about the United States.
U.S. intelligence officials are planning a sweeping system of electronic monitoring that would tap into government, financial and other databases to scan the behavior of many of the 5 million federal employees with secret clearances, current and former officials told The Associated Press.
Monday, March 10, 2014
Officials say a powerful magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck Sunday night off the coast of Northern California, but there was no danger of a tsunami.1 Comment
Colombians went to the polls on Sunday to elect new legislators, in a vote seen as a referendum on peace talks with leftist guerrillas and a bellwether for May's presidential election.
High-profile Republicans launched a dual effort to attack Hilary Clinton as prospective Democratic presidential candidate and improve the party's longstanding struggle with women voters at the nation's largest annual gathering of conservative activists on Saturday.
Sarah Palin offered unsolicited advice Saturday to U.S. President Barack Obama on containing Russian aggression, saying “the only thing that stops a bad guy with a nuke is a good guy with a nuke.”
Armed with cooking pots in a potent symbol of Venezuela's chronic food shortages, several thousand people took to the streets of Caracas Saturday in the latest rally against President Nicolas Maduro.
Singer Courtney Love hadn't been born and tweeting was reserved for birds when The New York Times won a landmark libel case at the U.S. Supreme Court in 1964.
The cryptic note penned by Abraham Lincoln identifies its recipient only as “my dear Sir” and has a small section carefully clipped out.