Sunday, December 14, 2014
Four of the men released this week after years of captivity at Guantanamo Bay have finally had their first long walk in freedom, stopping to buy a bit of cheese and bread on a stroll through Uruguay's capital.
Congress on Friday sent U.S. President Barack Obama a massive U.S. defense policy bill that endorses his stepped-up military campaign of airstrikes and training of Iraqis and moderate Syrian rebels in the war against Islamic State militants.
The FBI is reviewing the investigation into the death of a black North Carolina teenager found hanging from a swing set after relatives raised doubts about the official finding that he committed suicide, a conclusion that the county coroner questions now.
A dispatcher didn't tell Cleveland officers involved in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy last month that the gun might not be real or that the person might be a child, a police union official said Friday.
The US West Coast's most ferocious storm in years triggered rockslides, power outages and hurricane force winds on Friday in southern California, a day after claiming two lives in the Northwest.
A suspected gang member opened fire on a group outside an Oregon high school Friday, sending three young people to the hospital, police said.
Amy Pascal, one of the most powerful women in the man's world that is Hollywood and the force behind such critical and commercial hits as “The Social Network” and “American Hustle,” has had better days.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
The US Congress adopted a massive US defense spending bill for 2015 Friday which includes emergency funding for military operations against Islamic jihadists in Iraq and Syria, as requested by President Barack Obama.2 Comments
Facing intense pressure to avoid a government shutdown, the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed a US$1.1 trillion federal spending bill Thursday, sending it to the Senate after it was ushered through barely two hours before a midnight deadline.1 Comment
An outer-space delivery firm that is working with Carnegie Mellon University to put a privately owned lunar rover on the moon is offering to “mail” personal keepsakes to the moon as a way to help fund the partnership's rocket launch.