Friday, April 24, 2015
Paris on Thursday accused Indonesia of "serious dysfunction" in its legal system that led to a Frenchman being sentenced to death, deepening a diplomatic spat over the upcoming execution.
U.S. Senate panel voted late Wednesday to give U.S. President Barack Obama authority to "fast-track" a massive Pacific trade accord, adding a provision opposed by the White House that addresses currency manipulation.
The Senate unanimously passed legislation Wednesday to help the victims of human trafficking, ending a tortuous partisan standoff over abortion that also delayed confirmation of U.S. President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee.
The world's oceans are awash in riches, with output rivaling that of some of the world's largest economies, but over-fishing, pollution and climate change are rapidly eroding those resources, WWF warned Thursday.
A Jordanian immigrant bent on revenge over his daughter's marriage to a Christian killed a female Iranian activist who persuaded the woman to go through with the marriage, then later killed his despised son-in-law, according to charges revealed Wednesday in Houston.
A Michigan woman was sentenced three to seven years in prison after firing her gun at a McDonald's drive-through when her hamburger was delivered twice without bacon, local media reported Wednesday.
Spain's ex-king Juan Carlos had an affair with a German aristocrat for the last 10 years of his reign, according to a new book about the monarch's "double life" that is flying off Spanish bookshelves.
M.H. Abrams, an esteemed critic, teacher and tastemaker who helped shape the modern literary canon as founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature and joined the elite himself by writing one of the 20th century's most acclaimed works of criticism, has died. He was 102.
A California man who was freed after serving 34 years of a life sentence for murder had the charges formally dismissed Wednesday.