Sunday, April 6, 2014
Officials in American Samoa on Friday ordered all public schools in the U.S. island territory closed after nearly 2,300 students and more than 100 teachers contracted pink eye.
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Protests broke out in Caracas after Venezuela's attorney general charged jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez with responsibility for anti-government demonstrations that have shaken the country for two months.
Washington said Friday it was reviewing its push for a Middle East peace agreement as a spiral of tit-for tat moves by Israel and the Palestinians brought hard-won talks close to collapse.
The Senate Intelligence Committee has voted to release parts of a hotly contested, secret report that harshly criticizes CIA terror interrogations after 9/11, and the White House said it would instruct intelligence officials to cooperate fully.
The head of the U.S. government agency that secretly created a “Cuban Twitter” communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba is expected to testify next week before a senator who thinks the whole idea was “dumb, dumb, dumb.”
The warden of the 2,100-inmate New York City jail where a homeless, mentally ill veteran “baked to death” in an overheated cell in February has been demoted and transferred to another unit that doesn't house mentally ill inmates.
A troubled U.S. soldier who shot dead three people and wounded 16 more at Fort Hood may have argued with one or more colleagues before his rampage, his base commander said Thursday.
Friday, April 4, 2014
David Letterman's departure from the late-night realm won't just end an unmatched run on television. It also will close the book on an era reaching almost to the birth of TV.
An Iraq War veteran being treated for mental illness opened fire at Fort Hood, killing three people and wounding 16 others before committing suicide, in an attack on the same Texas military base where more than a dozen people were slain in 2009, authorities said.