Thursday, November 12, 2015
The bipedal bear named Pedals can clearly stand on its own two feet -- but activists in his northern New Jersey terrain wonder for how long.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
SeaWorld will end orca shows at its San Diego park after visitors at the tourist attraction made it clear they prefer seeing killer whales act naturally rather than doing tricks, the company's top executive said Monday.
U.S. President Barack Obama's plan to protect from deportation an estimated 5 million people living in the United States illegally suffered another setback Monday in a ruling from a New Orleans-based federal appeals court.
The president of the University of Missouri system and the head of its flagship campus resigned Monday with the American football team and others on campus in open revolt over what they saw as indifference to racial tensions at the school.
U.S. President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stressed close U.S.-Israeli ties Monday, during a tightly choreographed White House appearance designed to quiet disputes over Iran and Middle East peace.
Executed in 2015 in the U.S. state of Georgia, Andrew Brannan is one of thousands of U.S. soldiers who serve, come home from battle with mental scars, commit murder and are put to death.
A police body camera recorded the father of a 6-year-old autistic boy with his hands up and posing no threat as police fired into his car, severely wounding the motorist and killing his son, the man's lawyer said Monday.
U.S. prosecutors plan to ask the Canadian and British governments to extradite officials with an online pharmacy on charges of smuggling US$78 million worth of mislabeled, unapproved and counterfeit cancer drugs into the country to sell to doctors.
A technology-wielding archaeologist billed as a modern world "Indiana Jones" won a coveted million U.S. dollar TED prize Monday for her work tracking antiquities and the looting of such wonders.
A weekend of violence killed at least 14 people in Mexico's troubled southern state of Guerrero as shootings erupted at a cockfight and on a soccer field, police said on Monday.