Friday, August 28, 2015
James Holmes was sent to prison for the rest of his life as the judge belittled him and spectators jeered at him. The survivors of his murderous attack on a Colorado movie theater wondered aloud how they would spend the rest of their days.
Scores of Colombians packed their belongings into suitcases and prepared for an army escort out of Venezuela on Wednesday, fleeing a crackdown on undocumented migrants and smugglers that is fueling an angry dispute between the South American neighbors.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir signed a deal Wednesday to end 20 months of war in the world's youngest nation, but added a list of reservations that raised doubts about whether peace would take hold.
One of the two giant panda twins born at Washington's Smithsonian National Zoo over the weekend died on Wednesday, turning unexpected joy to tragedy in a matter of days.
With their appealing slides and wave pools, waterparks are increasingly popular places to spend a summer day. But the shallow waters belie hazards that experts say visitors who are focused on the fun may be underestimating.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
A television reporter and cameraman were shot to death on the air during a live broadcast Wednesday morning in Virginia by a gunman the governor described as a disgruntled station employee who was being chased by police on a nearby highway.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday apologized to Tokyo after WikiLeaks claimed Washington spied on Japanese politicians, a government spokesman said Wednesday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Wednesday there would be no tolerance for "shameful and vile" anti-migrant violence, facing down a noisy far-right protest during a visit to a refugee center.