Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Annette Smith has been fighting the power for more than 15 years, tenaciously opposing energy projects she believes harm the environment or quality of life in Vermont.
Freight trains are rolling through New England carrying the first-ever shipping containers loaded on the Portland waterfront. The new train service is the product of years of planning and millions in public and private investment, with the goal of connecting this once-thriving port by rail with freight customers throughout North America.
Monday, February 1, 2016
Former Salvadoran President Francisco Flores, whose five years in power were tarnished by accusations of corruption and elitism, died Saturday in the capital after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage, his party said. He was 56.
A community advocate who spends his days helping Somali families and a youth soccer coach who works to keep kids off the street are among the people lining up for a crack at U.S. and private funds aimed at stopping terror recruiting.
A U.S. federal judge has awarded damages to three Minnesota women who sued after they were dismissed from their chauffeur jobs because a Saudi prince wanted only male drivers.
The U.S. Defense Department says it will not demote retired Army Gen. David Petraeus, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of mishandling classified information while CIA director, an incident stemming from an affair with his biographer.
In a public show of support, U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with Muslim community members Wednesday in Baltimore, Maryland on his first presidential visit to an American mosque.
Sunday, January 31, 2016
The Obama administration in the U.S. has confirmed for the first time that Hillary Clinton's home server contained closely guarded government secrets, censoring 22 emails that contained material requiring one of the highest levels of classification. The revelation comes three days before the Democratic candidate competes in the Iowa presidential caucuses.
One of three violent inmates who broke out of a California jail a week ago surrendered Friday and authorities believe the other two may be 640 kilometers (400 miles) north in the San Jose area.