Monday, May 18, 2015
A group of migrants from Cuba who had been stuck in a legal limbo aboard a U.S. Coast Guard ship after they were detained at sea are being allowed to return to their homeland, the Cuban government said Saturday.
Bright lights, big city?
What do you do when you have 30 million young salmon ready for their big journeys downstream, but drought and development have dried your riverbeds to sauna rocks? In California this year, you give the fish a ride.
Mother Dolores Hart finds it miraculous that she was able to turn one kiss with Elvis Presley into the spark that helped save an abbey.
Sunday, May 17, 2015
A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother.
Canada announced Friday it aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030, after saying it would miss an earlier, less ambitious goal.
Former world boxing champion Evander Holyfield used ex-presidential candidate Mitt Romney as a punching bag for two rounds Friday -- all in the name of good fun and charity.
An alliance of Asian-American groups on Friday filed a federal complaint against Harvard University, saying that school and other Ivy League institutions are using racial quotas to admit students other than high-scoring Asians.
Mexico's Supreme Court ordered a private school on Friday to give US$33,000 in compensation to a seven-year-old boy who was bullied by other students with a teacher's approval.
U.S. military scientists have invented a miniature drone that fits in the palm of a hand, ready to be dropped from the sky like a cellphone with wings.