Tuesday, August 4, 2015
With one eye on his legacy, U.S. President Barack Obama will Monday unveil what he called the "biggest, most important step we've ever taken" in the fight against climate change.
Rescuers in India were searching Sunday for 20 villagers feared killed in a landslide in remote northeast India, as the death toll from recent floods elsewhere in the country topped 100, officials said.
Mexico City officials said Sunday they are pursuing all lines of investigation into the killing of a photojournalist whose body was found along with four slain women in the capital, where he had fled because of harassment in the state he covered.
Jubilant U.N. member states on Sunday put the finishing touches to a hugely ambitious roadmap aimed at wiping out poverty worldwide by 2030 and taking on climate change.
Activists from the NAACP, America's oldest and largest civil rights group, embarked this weekend on a month-and-a-half long march from Selma, Alabama to Washington, D.C., to focus national attention on issues of racial injustice.
Colombia's Marxist FARC rebels, now negotiating a peace deal in Havana, said Sunday they hope to meet with Pope Francis on his upcoming Cuba visit.
Monday, August 3, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama will Monday unveil what he called the "biggest, most important step we've ever taken" to fight climate change, a sensitive issue central to his legacy.
A photographer for the Mexican investigative magazine Proceso, who had fled his home state after being harassed, was among five people found slain early Saturday in an apartment in Mexico City, according to the magazine.
A U.S. police officer was fatally shot during a traffic stop in Memphis in the southeastern state of Tennessee on Saturday night and a manhunt is underway for the suspect, police officials said.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's associates have resumed discussions about a possible 2016 presidential run after largely putting aside such deliberations during his son's illness and following his death earlier this year. But Biden has yet to tell his staff whether he will run or personally ask them to do any planning for a potential campaign, according to several people close to the vice president.