Saturday, November 15, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama will pledge US$3 billion to a U.N. fund aimed at mitigating the effects of climate change in the world's poorest countries, a U.S. official said Friday.
Republican lawmakers re-elected Mitch McConnell as their leader in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, ensuring him the powerful role of majority leader in the new Congress that begins in January.
U.S. President Barack Obama is poised to unveil executive action that will shield possibly around 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally from deportation, according to advocates in touch with the White House.
U.S. justice officials are scooping up mobile phone data from unwitting Americans as part of a sophisticated airborne surveillance program designed to catch criminals, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
A vicious, hate-filled letter written by the FBI and sent to American civil rights champion Martin Luther King has been made public in full for the first time.
An internal review of the security lapses that allowed an intruder to scale a fence and enter the White House has revealed a string of Secret Service blunders, reports said Thursday.
Japanese auto parts maker Takata said Friday that U.S. justice authorities have opened a criminal investigation into its exploding airbags, which have been linked to at least five driver deaths.
Publisher Hachette and Amazon ended Thursday an acrimonious feud over online book sales that highlighted Amazon's market dominance and fueled protests from leading authors like John Grisham and Stephen King.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Japanese auto parts maker Takata said Friday that US justice authorities have opened a criminal investigation into its exploding airbags, which have been linked to at least five driver deaths.
Extremely rare portraits by Andy Warhol of Hollywood superstars Elvis Presley and Marlon Brando were among the highlights at a record-breaking auction of postwar and contemporary art on Wednesday.