Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Dozens of bare-chest women taking part in the GoTopless Pride Parade took to the streets of midtown Manhattan Sunday to counter critics complaining about topless tip-seekers in Times Square.
In more than three decades of trying to breed pandas at the U.S. National Zoo, there's been plenty of heartbreak. More cubs born in Washington, D.C. have died than survived, and news of a birth has often been greeted warily.
Revelers arrived in cars sporting the American flag and wore clothes in red, white and blue as they celebrated the anniversary of Puerto Rico's pro-statehood political party with deafening salsa music and speeches.
Monday, August 24, 2015
Reduced winds on Saturday helped firefighters gain the upper hand against a series of giant wildfires in the western U.S. state of Washington that earlier left three firefighters dead.
At least 14 inmates were killed in an El Salvador jail on Saturday when violence erupted between two factions of a notorious gang, an official said.
Working at a decidedly un-slackerly pace, employees are racing to get ready for the opening of the latest marijuana boutique to sprout up in pot-friendly Uruguay.2 Comments
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Georgia Ferrell says she's still seeking justice after a jury couldn't unanimously decide the fate of a white police officer in the U.S. state of North Carolina accused in the 2013 shooting death of her son, an unarmed black motorist.
The extraordinary Donald-Trump-for-president roadshow careened into America's deep South Friday, as the abrasive tycoon railed once more against the political establishment but offered little policy substance in a rambling speech at an Alabama rally.
Jose Amaya Guardado's mother said she brought her son to the United States nine years ago to escape the violence rampant in their native El Salvador. But now his family is mourning his death in what police describe as a brutal machete attack.