Thursday, October 30, 2014
The Pentagon will buy another 43 F-35 fighter jets worth roughly US$4 billion from aerospace giant Lockheed Martin, officials said Tuesday, four months after it was briefly grounded following an engine fire.
A nurse who fueled Ebola fears by flying to Cleveland after being infected by her dying patient in Dallas was released Tuesday from a hospital isolation unit, where doctors defended her as a courageous and passionate front-line caregiver.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Leftist President Dilma Rousseff vowed to reconcile Brazil, reboot the economy and fight corruption after narrowly winning reelection Sunday in the most divisive race since the return to democracy in 1985.
When Taylor Swift released the Grammy-winning, banjo-tinged “Mean” in 2010, haters fired shots at the then-20-year-old.
In the two millennia between ancient Israel and its modern rebirth, Jews never enjoyed as much political autonomy as they did in Poland, a land that centuries later would become intrinsically linked to the Holocaust.
Mexican authorities searching for 43 missing college students have found human remains in a new area of southern Guerrero state and are testing to see if they belong to the young men who last were seen in police custody a month ago, a government official said Monday.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday recommended new restrictions for people at highest risk for coming down with Ebola, and symptom monitoring for those at lower risk. But some state governors and even an Army commander have gone beyond that guidance.
Canada's biggest city, Toronto, elected a moderate conservative Monday to succeed crack-smoking Mayor Rob Ford, bringing an end to a chaotic 18 months at city hall.
A popular student responsible for a shooting at a Washington state high school on Friday invited his victims to lunch by text message, then shot them at their table, investigators said Monday.
The gunman who shot and killed a soldier at Canada's national war memorial and then stormed Parliament before being gunned down talked about Canada's foreign policy and his religious beliefs in a video before the attack, police said Monday.