Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Three friends of an alleged victim of gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house say they were incorrectly portrayed as being more concerned about their reputations than her well-being in a magazine article that set off an intense debate about violence on campuses and ethics in journalism.
A drug-resistant “super bacteria” that's normally found in hospitals and is notoriously difficult to treat has been discovered in the waters where Rio de Janeiro's Olympic sailing events will be held, scientists said Monday.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Police are surrounding a home outside Philadelphia where a suspect is believed to have barricaded himself after shootings at multiple homes.
Defenders and critics of the CIA clashed over the release of a U.S. report that revealed harrowing details of America's torture of “war on terror” detainees, and opened fresh political wounds.
A sudden collapse at the site of Ecuador's largest-ever infrastructure project killed 13 people and injured a dozen more, officials said Sunday.
Monday, December 15, 2014
Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in New York and Washington on Saturday, stepping up demonstrations across the United States demanding justice for black men killed by white police.
The U.S. Congress passed a US$1.1-trillion spending bill for fiscal year 2015 Saturday, capping a week of acrimonious wrangling while averting a government shutdown and sending the measure to President Barack Obama.
The U.S. Congress on Saturday unanimously approved fresh economic sanctions against Russia and lethal weapons for Kiev, defying President Barack Obama and hardening American lawmakers' response to a Kremlin-backed insurgency in Ukraine.
Adina Derby raised her voice in anger and grief as she recalled the morning when masked soldiers and police raided her West Kingston neighborhood, using mortar rounds to blast through street barricades of junked cars and piles of wood.
The annual pub crawl featuring thousands of drunken Santas on the streets of New York City began Saturday with a lawyer's lecture after complaints about participants' wild behavior.