Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Venezuela, which has accused a pair of Latin American ex-presidents of trying to spark a coup, on Sunday denied them permission to speak to jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez.
Sheriffs are pressuring Google Inc. to turn off a feature on its Waze traffic software that warns drivers when police are nearby. They say one of the technology industry's most popular mobile apps could put officers' lives in danger.
A reporter who broke the story that an Argentine prosecutor was found dead shortly before he was about to make explosive allegations about President Cristina Kirchner fled Argentina on Sunday after threats.
Monday, January 26, 2015
An Argentine prosecutor found dead shortly before he was about to make explosive allegations about President Cristina Kirchner took a bullet point-blank to his forehead, justice officials said Saturday.
U.S. officials scrambled two F-16 fighter jets to shadow a pair of commercial airliners after bomb threats were made Friday against the flights on the social network Twitter.
Gunfire erupted during a crowded party in a vacant house in Omaha early Saturday, leaving three people dead and five wounded, and most witnesses refusing to help investigators, according to police.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal told Christian evangelicals gathered at an all-day prayer rally Saturday that the U.S. needs a “spiritual revival,” as he continued to court religious conservatives for a possible presidential campaign.
A tumble of blue-chip stock shares on Friday failed to erase another week of gains for Wall Street.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
The highest-ranking U.S. official to visit Cuba in 35 years met with leading dissidents on Friday, but one prominent opposition figure stayed out amid differences over Washington's rapprochement with Havana.
A 19-year-old woman who tried to go to Syria to help Islamic State militants has been sentenced to four years in prison.