Saturday, August 15, 2015
An 11-year-old Paraguayan girl who was raped by her mother's boyfriend gave birth Thursday, rekindling the uproar over authorities' refusal to let her have an abortion.
Three years after Connecticut abolished the death penalty for any future crimes, the state's highest court on Thursday spared the lives of the state's 11 remaining death-row inmates saying it would be unconstitutional to execute them.
Pilot reports of drone sightings in the U.S. so far this year are more than double last year, according to aviation officials, raising concern about the potential for a deadly collision.
Friday, August 14, 2015
U.S. lawmakers have been quick to condemn the sudden drop in the value of mainland Chinese currency as damaging for American businesses and workers, reviving an issue that was once one of the biggest sources of tension between the two world powers.
Bumble Bee Foods agreed to pay US$6 million to settle criminal charges Wednesday in the death of a worker who was cooked in an oven with tons of tuna.
Determining what treatment to pursue for former U.S. President Jimmy Carter's cancer will depend on several factors, but the first tasks are to determine where it started and whether it is curable, doctors said.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Hillary Rodham Clinton has relented to months of demands that she relinquish the personal email server she used while secretary of state, directing the device be given to the Justice Department.
One of the Venezuelan opposition's most prominent leaders will be released to house arrest while he awaits trial, the government said Tuesday, stirring hope for the dozens of administration critics who remain behind bars.
More than 11,000 people had been evacuated by Tuesday from parts of Argentina's largest province after heavy weekend rains caused rivers to rise precipitously, a top official said.