Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Greenwich Village, the birthplace of the U.S. gay rights movement, remained in shock on Sunday over the shooting death of a gay man by a gunman who police said uttered anti-gay slurs before targeting the victim.
U.S. President Barack Obama complained on Sunday that partisan battles in Washington are holding back stronger economic growth as he tried to recover from one of the most difficult weeks of his presidency.
Monday, May 20, 2013
A New York college student being held in a headlock at gunpoint by an intruder was accidentally shot and killed by a police officer who had responded to a report of the home invasion at an off-campus home, police said Saturday.
Venezuela's recent designation of an acting head of its diplomatic mission in the United States shows the OPEC nation's desire to restore full diplomatic relations, the foreign minister said in an interview broadcast on Sunday.
Under pressure to fight sexual assault, the U.S. armed forces in recent years rolled out education programs about proper sexual conduct through methods like role playing and video games.
As Zimbabwe approaches watershed elections, a renowned lawyer at the forefront of defending human rights activists, vowed never to give up — even after her own arrest earlier this year.
An elderly driver plowed into dozens of hikers marching in a Saturday parade in a small Virginia mountain town and investigators were looking into whether he suffered a medical emergency before the accident.
A custom-made electric guitar played by the late John Lennon and George Harrison of the Beatles sold at a New York auction on Saturday for US$408,000, said officials with the company behind the event.
Ukrainian world boxing champion Vitali Klitschko led 15,000 protesters through the streets of Kiev on Saturday demanding the immediate release of jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
A single winning ticket for a record U.S. Powerball lottery jackpot worth US$590.5 million was sold in Florida, organizers said late on Saturday, but there was no immediate word about who won or where in the state the ticket was bought.