Sunday, January 25, 2015
A university student detained at a U.S. airport for five hours in 2009 over Arabic language flashcards in his pocket that included the words “bomb” and “to kill” has won a US$25,000 settlement from the Justice Department.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Alabama became the latest state to see its ban on gay marriage fall to a federal court ruling Friday, as the issue of same-sex marriage heads to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Still at odds over human rights, the United States and Cuba closed two days of historic talks in Havana with some progress toward restoring diplomatic ties after a half-century of estrangement.
Republicans muscled legislation through the U.S. House on Thursday tightening federal restrictions on abortions as thousands of abortion foes marched outside in their annual protest. The vote came after internal divisions forced them into an embarrassing fumble of a similar bill.
The United States believes it has killed about 6,000 jihadists in its airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) group, defense officials said Thursday.
U.S. President Barack Obama will not meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when the Israeli leader travels to Washington in March, the White House said Thursday, one day after being caught off-guard by Republicans' invitation for Netanyahu to address a joint meeting of Congress.
One of New York state's most powerful politicians was arrested Thursday on public corruption charges and accused of using his position to obtain nearly US$4 million dollars in bribes and kickbacks masked as legitimate income.
A U.S. grand jury indicted Thursday an executive of Takata, the Japanese auto parts company accused of producing faulty airbags, with price-fixing in the auto seat belts market.
Friday, January 23, 2015
A locksmith says the service door wasn't fully locked at the apartment where a crusading Argentine prosecutor was found shot dead and investigators have revealed the existence of a previously unknown entry as........................