Sunday, May 17, 2015
A senior at Washington College has been awarded a US$62,900 literary prize.
Hillary Rodham Clinton and former U.S. President Bill Clinton reported Friday they earned more than US$25 million combined in speaking fees since January 2014.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
BOSTON -- 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.
Output at U.S. factories, mines and utilities fell for the fifth straight month as oil and gas drillers continued make sharp cuts.
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has berated families sending migrants on perilous journeys across the Mediterranean Sea, suggesting they are not "true Muslims."
U.S. President Barack Obama tried to reassure America's Gulf allies Thursday that engaging with Iran would not come at their expense, at a Camp David summit that proved short on concrete outcomes.
A former Mexican vigilante running for mayor was shot dead during a campaign event Thursday in the troubled state of Michoacan, the third politician killed ahead of June elections.
As federal investigators try to find out why an Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia sped up in the last minute before it derailed, Amtrak's top official said the national passenger railroad takes full responsibility for the deadly wreck.
Sixteen Miami Beach police officers are under investigation after exchanging racist and pornographic emails, officials said Thursday.
After days of refusing to say whether, with the benefit of hindsight, he would have ordered the invasion of Iraq in 2003, Jeb Bush relented Thursday and said he would not have invaded.