Thursday, March 26, 2015
Amnesty International on Tuesday condemned a crackdown on demonstrations that swept Venezuela last year and which left 43 people dead, saying protesters were shot, electrocuted and sexually assaulted.
The U.S. Congress on Tuesday awarded its highest U.S. civilian honor to golfing great Jack Nicklaus, who accepted the gold medal with a few tears, humility and humor.
A former hip-hop and rap promoter was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison plus 20 years for a murder-for-hire plot that a judge described as “heinous” and “vile.”
A U.S. video journalist arrested while covering the unrest in Ferguson after the police shooting of Michael Brown plans to fight the charges at trial.
The United States on Tuesday removed sanctions on nearly five dozen shipping companies, trading firms and individuals that had been blacklisted for links to Cuba.
Washington's block on crucial IMF reforms has pushed the crisis lender into discussions of other options, with one proposal potentially slashing U.S. voting power nearly in half, AFP learned Tuesday.
Ratings firm Moody's cut Ukraine's sovereign debt rating to one notch above default Tuesday, saying creditors will be forced to take deep losses in a debt restructuring.
Hard rock giants Van Halen on Tuesday announced an extensive North American tour, three years after the band canceled dates due to exhaustion.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France, - The arduous search for the 150 victims of the worst aviation disaster on French soil in decades was set to resume at dawn Wednesday, as European leaders visit the site of the tragedy to pay their respects.