Saturday, November 22, 2014
Pledging to fix America's “broken” immigration system, U.S. President Barack Obama offered five million undocumented migrants protection from deportation Thursday, allowing families to emerge from the shadows and seek work permits.
Ukraine accused Russia of shelling from across the border Friday, stepping up tensions as U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden visited Kiev on the first anniversary of mass protests which triggered a year of turmoil.
Nicaragua said a Hong Kong-based company will start building a US$50 billion waterway next month, despite opposition from farmers and environmentalists against the mega-project aimed at rivaling the Panama Canal.
European Central Bank (ECB) head Mario Draghi says the eurozone's chief monetary authority is willing to “step up the pressure” and increase its efforts to stimulate the struggling economy.
Britain's UK Independence Party (UKIP) celebrated winning its second parliament seat in a blow for the government that further fragments the political landscape ahead of next year's general election.
Protesters angry at the presumed massacre of 43 students clashed with police outside Mexico's National Palace on Thursday after a massive march demanding President Enrique Pena Nieto's resignation.
The death toll from a rare pre-winter snowstorm rose to 10 in the northeastern United States on Thursday, paralyzing communities for days and dumping more than six feet of snow near Buffalo.
U.S. government health regulators on Thursday approved the first hard-to-abuse version of the painkiller hydrocodone, offering an alternative to a similar medication that has been widely criticized for lacking such safeguards.
CIA Director John Brennan is weighing a dramatic overhaul of the leading U.S. spy agency that is likely to meet fierce opposition from veteran agents, current and former intelligence officials said Thursday.
There were apologies and long-winded explanations, but after nearly four hours of testimony about exploding air bags, senators never got a clear answer to the question most people have: whether or not their cars are safe.