Friday, August 21, 2015
Movie theater chain Regal Entertainment Group has begun to check bags in response to shootings at theaters around the United States, a procedure it acknowledged on its website was "not without flaws" and would inconvenience guests but provide better security.
Protests broke out and police responded with teargas after an 18-year-old man was shot dead in a confrontation with officers in St. Louis, Missouri, law enforcement officials said Wednesday.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the closure of a major border crossing with Colombia after three soldiers were attacked while looking for smugglers.
Across the Bering Strait, Robert Soolook can easily see the looming hulk of the neighboring Russian island where some of his relatives used to live before they were forced to relocate to the Soviet mainland at the start of the Cold War.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Hackers say they have exposed unfaithful partners across the world, posting what they said were the personal details of millions of people registered with cheating website Ashley Madison.
A second lawmaker from U.S. President Barack Obama's Democratic Party spoke out Tuesday in opposition to Obama's nuclear deal with Iran, but momentum within the party nevertheless appeared to be favoring the landmark accord.
Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning was found guilty Tuesday of violating prison rules and will receive three weeks of recreational restrictions at the Kansas military prison where she's serving her 35-year sentence, her attorney said.
Mexican navy officials said Tuesday that one marine was killed and two others wounded in an ambush by drug cartel gunmen in the State of Mexico, just west of Mexico City.
The White House said Tuesday it had hired its first openly transgender official, a move which supporters said underscored the administration's drive against inequality.
A tough anti-smoking bill is trying to get nicotine-hooked Chile to kick the habit, but has provoked a backlash from the powerful tobacco industry.