Monday, February 1, 2016
The U.S. Defense Department says it will not demote retired Army Gen. David Petraeus, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of mishandling classified information while CIA director, an incident stemming from an affair with his biographer.
In a public show of support, U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with Muslim community members Wednesday in Baltimore, Maryland on his first presidential visit to an American mosque.
Sunday, January 31, 2016
The Obama administration in the U.S. has confirmed for the first time that Hillary Clinton's home server contained closely guarded government secrets, censoring 22 emails that contained material requiring one of the highest levels of classification. The revelation comes three days before the Democratic candidate competes in the Iowa presidential caucuses.
One of three violent inmates who broke out of a California jail a week ago surrendered Friday and authorities believe the other two may be 640 kilometers (400 miles) north in the San Jose area.
A "very large" avalanche in the western Canadian province of British Columbia left five people riding snowmobiles dead, the provincial coroner's service said.
Mexico City is getting a little closer to statehood.
Facebook says it's cracking down on online gun sales, announcing Friday a new policy barring private individuals from advertising or selling firearms on the world's largest social network.
Longshoremen are expected to return to the job at ports in New York and New Jersey after a surprise walkout on Friday put a halt to the unloading of ships at the nation's third-busiest port.
A U.S. appeals court on Friday gave new life to a lawsuit by a group of Holocaust survivors seeking damages from Hungary for its role in the deaths of more than 500,000 Jews during World War II.
Saturday, January 30, 2016