Sunday, October 4, 2015
As president of the U.S.' ABC News in 2006, David Westin appointed Charles Gibson anchor of the network's flagship "World News." Nine years later, Gibson returned the favor.
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Armed with multiple guns, a 26-year-old man walked into a morning writing class at a community college in a rural U.S. town and opened fire, hitting some students with multiple gunshots. A witness said a teacher was struck in the head.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday voiced his anger and sadness after the country's latest deadly shooting, this time at an Oregon community college, and made another impassioned plea for gun control legislation.
A U.S. Air Force C-130J transport plane crashed overnight at an air base in eastern Afghanistan, killing six American airmen and 5 civilians, the U.S. military said Friday.
Friday, October 2, 2015
Powerful Hurricane Joaquin bore down Thursday on the lightly populated islands of the central and eastern Bahamas and forecasters said it could grow more intense while following a path that would near the U.S. east coast by the weekend.
Haiti's former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide has spoken in public for the first time since returning from exile in 2011, calling on Haitians to elect his party's candidate as president.
A U.S. county clerk who refused in the name of her faith to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples said Wednesday she secretly met with Pope Francis during his U.S. visit and that he urged her to "stay strong."
Citing a migration crisis that has displaced more people this year than at any time since World War II, entrepreneur brothers Thomas and Timothy Pearson said Wednesday their family foundation is giving US$100 million to the University of Chicago for a research institute aimed at using big data to study and resolve global conflicts.
The multitudes of Chinese students attending American universities are approaching college as less of a life experience and more as a transaction, educators worry, leading to measures to help them integrate -- ....................
Thursday, October 1, 2015
The only woman on Georgia's death row was executed early Wednesday, making her the first woman executed in the southern U.S. state in seven decades.