Wednesday, March 12, 2014
A student leader was fatally shot Monday night in the western university city of San Cristobal after a long day of street clashes in which Venezuelan security forces attacked and dismantled barricades at key intersections, the mayor said.
Colorado made roughly US$2 million in marijuana taxes in January, state revenue officials reported Monday in the world's first accounting of the recreational pot business.
Portland police had to be called in to subdue a 10-kilogram house cat that trapped its owners inside their bedroom after attacking their baby.
A United Methodist bishop on Monday dropped the case against a retired minister accused of breaking church law by officiating his son's same-sex wedding — a dramatic decision that came just months after another minister was defrocked for the same reason.
Rio cleaners have swept up more than 18 tons of Carnival trash since ending an eight-day strike at the weekend, authorities said Monday.
Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden said Monday he has no regrets over his leaks about mass surveillance programs, saying they sparked a needed public debate on spying and data collection.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
A Mexican drug lord said to have been killed more than three years ago was shot dead in a clash with authorities Sunday, officials said.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden calls Venezuela's situation alarming in remarks published Sunday, suggesting its government is using “armed vigilantes” against peaceful protesters and accusing it of “concocting false and outlandish conspiracy theories” about the United States.