Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Panama's economy will grow by as much as 7 percent this year, thanks in large part to revenue from its signature inter-oceanic canal, officials said Monday.
Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn “Little Big Man” and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The owner of a group home raided last week amid charges of abuse and other mistreatment of children living there has been released from custody without charge, an official in the federal Attorney General's Office said Sunday.
A nonprofit group is taking a novel approach to helping the homeless in San Francisco with a new bus that allows them to take a shower.
Yes, the new Fox series “Gotham” will feature a young Bruce Wayne, but don't expect him to turn into the caped crusader.
Monday, July 21, 2014
A Florida jury has slammed the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with US$23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.
A New York City police officer involved in the arrest of a man who died in custody after being placed in an apparent chokehold has been stripped of his gun and badge and placed on desk duty, police said.
Pushed by howling, erratic winds, a massive wildfire in northwestern Washington state was growing rapidly and burning in new directions Saturday.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Lawmakers on Thursday demanded General Motors (GM) fire its chief lawyer and open its compensation plan to more potential victims as a Senate subcommittee delved deeper into GM's mishandling of the recall of small cars with defective ignition switches.
Health officials are reporting that for the first time, U.S. mosquitoes are spreading a virus that has been tearing through the Caribbean.