Monday, November 17, 2014
Jimmie Thompson dreamed his retirement would include fixing up the house, fishing every chance he got, hosting fish fries and enjoying his last years in peace in his home.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Iraqi forces broke a months-long siege by Islamic State group fighters of the country's largest oil refinery Saturday as America's top officer flew in to discuss the expanded war against the jihadists.
Obesity among workers in the United States is costing the nation US$8.65 billion a year in lost productivity, according to a study released Friday.
The U.S. nuclear force is plagued by declining morale, manpower shortages and mismanagement that could jeopardize its safety and effectiveness, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday.
Ruby Bridges was 6 years old in 1960 when she became the first black student to attend a previously all-white elementary school in New Orleans, one of the iconic moments in the U.S. civil rights movement.
In a rarity for a U.S. central bank chief, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen met Friday with activist groups calling for a fairer economic recovery and a more transparent Fed.
Cat lovers in the San Francisco Bay area are pouncing at the chance of spending time with feline company at a new cat cafe.
In this rural speck of hyper-connected America, it's easier to hear a cow moo than a cellphone ring.
Fast-food restaurants in the United States are “disproportionately” targeting black children and kids in middle-income and rural areas, according to a newly published study.
Archaeologists picking through latrines, sewers, cesspits and trash dumps at Pompeii and Herculaneum have found tantalizing clues to an apparently varied diet there before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius destroyed those Roman cities in 79 A.D.