Thursday, April 23, 2015
The family of an unarmed African American teenager killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri said Wednesday it will sue the city for his "wrongful death."
Michelle Bachelet, Chile's first woman president, said Tuesday she will never again seek public office after her term expires in 2018, as a corruption scandal involving her son batters her popularity.
The U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday it has opened an investigation into the death of a black man who died of spinal injuries he suffered during an arrest that involved being transported in a police van.
The head of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is to retire, an official said Tuesday, following a scandal involving drug agents attending orgies with cartel-hired prostitutes abroad.1 Comment
A Saudi prisoner at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, who has been on a nine-year hunger strike, would participate in a rehabilitation program for militants and settle down to a peaceful life if allowed to go home, his lawyer told a government review panel Tuesday.
Three years after saving the Earth -- and breaking a few box office records -- The Avengers are back with a power-packed punch this week with their latest blockbuster adventure.
Former U.S Rep. Gabby Giffords, who's been devoting her time to pushing for tougher gun laws as she slowly recovers from her 2011 shooting, will now have US$50,000 (NT1.55 million) to donate to her cause, courtesy of designer Diane von Furstenberg.
Tom Cruise revealed Tuesday at a surprise appearance at CinemaCon in Las Vegas that he actually hung off the side of an airplane in the film "Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation."
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The Justice Department and FBI on Monday pledged an independent review of FBI laboratory protocols and procedures following the discovery of flawed forensics testimony in hundreds of older criminal cases.
Several Baltimore police officers have been suspended after an African American man died of spinal cord injuries in police custody, police said Monday, pledging to thoroughly investigate the incident.