Friday, July 11, 2014
Three years after his savage beating at the hands of Los Angeles fans at Dodger Stadium drew attention to sporting event violence, Bryan Stow was awarded about US$14 million when a jury found the team was negligent.
A father who authorities say fatally shot two adults and four of his children and critically wounded his 15-year-old daughter, sank to his knees in surrender after a three-hour standoff in suburban Houston, police said.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday warned parents in Central America not to send their children alone on the perilous journey through Mexico to illegally cross the U.S. border.
Investigators have determined that it was a youth who intentionally started a destructive fire that tore through southern California in May, destroying dozens of homes and forcing more than 13,000 people to evacuate.
Crack-smoking Toronto Mayor Rob Ford was verbally abusive and scuffled with fellow addicts during his two months in drug-and-drink rehab, Canadian media said Wednesday.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
A U.S. mother told authorities that she killed six of her newborns and stored their bodies in a garage because she was addicted to drugs and didn't want to deal with the responsibility of raising them, police said Tuesday, revealing a suspected motive for the first time.
U.S. government workers cleaning out an old storage room at a research center near Washington made a startling discovery last week — decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten in a cardboard box.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has defended the prominent role of political dynasties in American politics, saying the United States is “not a monarchy.”
U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for US$3.7 billion to cope with a tide of minors from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexican border, straining immigration resources and causing a political firestorm in Washington.