Friday, December 19, 2014
Freighters once carried Cuban nickel and limestone to the port of New Orleans and North Dakota beans to Havana. Cuban families ate bowls of American rice, while U.S. tourists flocked to casinos and nightclubs in Havana.
A Federal Court in Canada on Wednesday ordered Apple's Canadian subsidiary to hand over nearly three years worth of documents to a watchdog agency as part of an anti-competition probe into iPhone sales.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Plunging gasoline costs caused U.S. consumer prices to drop in November, muting inflation across the entire economy.
American Alan Gross has been released from a Cuban prison after five years, as part of an agreement that also includes the release of three Cubans jailed in the United States, senior U.S. officials said Wednesday.
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny says Ireland's voters will be asked to legalize gay marriage, a government-backed measure that reflects rapid social change in the predominantly Catholic nation.
U.S. President Barack Obama will sign legislation imposing new economic sanctions on Russia, the White House said Tuesday, as the U.S. claimed some credit for sparking Moscow's roiling currency crisis and moved to deepen the pain.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush all but declared his candidacy for president, an early move that opens the possibility of a 2016 showdown between America's two most powerful political dynasties.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
With little fanfare to mark a rare bipartisan achievement, President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a massive, US$1.1 trillion spending bill that keeps the federal government operating over the next nine months.
A Los Angeles County ordinance requiring actors in pornographic films to use condoms does not violate the porn industry's constitutional rights of free expression, a U.S. appeals court ruled Monday.