Wednesday, September 17, 2014
A widened Panama Canal will be open for business in 2016 after a US$400 million cash injection to help complete the long-delayed project was received, the waterway's chief administrator said Monday.
The Argentine economy will grow 2.8 percent in 2015, the government said Monday, despite the recession gripping the country.
The world can save both financial and environmental costs by shifting toward a low-carbon economy over the next 15 years, a high-level panel said Tuesday ahead of a U.N. summit.
The U.S. space agency's program to detect and protect the Earth from incoming asteroids is poorly managed and far behind schedule, said a government audit report on Monday.
New Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Cat Stevens is taking the “Peace Train” back on the road.
Cable channel VH1 said Monday it's picking up a second season of its edgy reality series “Dating Naked,” in which hip young singles take it all off in their quest for true love.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic.1 Comment
Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Tony Auth, whose sharp and creative commentary appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer for more than 40 years, died of cancer on Sunday. He was 72.