Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get the air bags in their cars fixed, amid concern that a defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers.
A man who was shot and killed by police after he struck two members of the Canadian military with his car in a city near Montreal had become influenced by radical Islam, an official familiar with the case said.
Police investigating the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found over the weekend said Monday they believe it is the work of a serial killer and that the suspect has indicated there could be more victims going back 20 years.
Monica Lewinsky said she was one of the first victims of cyber-bullying, becoming “Patient Zero” after falling in love with Bill Clinton, as the former White House intern gave her first speech in 13 years on Monday.
A federal regulator says government-controlled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have reached an agreement with major banks that could expand lending.
The Federal Reserve delivered a stark warning to the largest U.S. banks Monday that they could be forcibly broken up if they do not reform their ways.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Federal police have taken control of 13 municipalities in southern Mexico where local police are suspected of links to organized crime and possibly to the case of 43 missing students, a top official said.
The joke was on Jay Leno as comedians saluted the former “Tonight Show” host Sunday when he received the top U.S. humor prize.
Some big-name politicians are joining Jewish protesters in a growing firestorm against an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.
Monday, October 20, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday said Texas can enforce its stringent voter identification law next month, in a blow to opponents who argued it unfairly targets minorities.