Saturday, July 4, 2015
Doctors who gave children with cystic fibrosis a replacement copy of a defective gene say it appeared to slow the expected decline of some patients' lungs, but called the results "modest" and say there must be major improvements before offering the treatment more widely.
More than 5,000 people were evacuated from their homes after a train carrying toxic chemicals derailed in Tennessee overnight and spectacularly caught fire, firefighters and officials said Thursday.
Two minor blasts have rattled the Colombian capital Bogota and injured at least 10 people, amid an uptick in violence and strains in negotiations to end the country's internal conflict.
Fires at six African-American churches in the southern United States do not appear to be linked or racially motivated, officials said Thursday.
The U.S. Department of Interior on Thursday granted federal recognition to a Native American tribe in Virginia more than 400 years after the first permanent English settlers encountered it.
Mexican military documents show soldiers were given a standing order to kill criminals, just days before the alleged extrajudicial execution of several gang suspects last year, a human rights group said Thursday.
Univision Holdings, the leading Spanish-speaking broadcaster in the United States, announced plans Thursday to launch a U.S. stock offering aimed at investors keen to capitalize on the growing Latino market.
Friday, July 3, 2015
Rival campaigns in Greece's bailout referendum end Friday, with rallies planned in Athens for "Yes" and "No" supporters - at the same time.
A Russian booster rocket on Friday successfully launched an unmanned cargo ship to the International Space Station, whose crew is anxiously awaiting it after the successive failures of two previous supply missions.