Wednesday, September 23, 2015
U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Monday encouraged women troops to participate in groups inspired by "Lean In," the best-selling female leadership and empowerment book written by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg.
A former peanut company executive was sentenced Monday to 28 years in prison for his role in a deadly salmonella outbreak, the stiffest punishment ever handed out to a producer in a foodborne illness case.
The former treasurer of Brazil's ruling party was sentenced Monday to more than 15 years in prison for his role in a massive corruption scandal at state oil giant Petrobras.
U.S. Republican White House contender Ben Carson shook off growing criticism and refused Monday to back off his weekend charge that a Muslim shouldn't be elected as U.S. president.
Colombia and Venezuela agreed Monday to redeploy ambassadors who were withdrawn in a month-old dispute that has paralyzed trade and movement along their border.
Warning the Republican presidential race has become too nasty, Scott Walker suspended his 2016 campaign on Monday and called on some of his Republican rivals to do the same, citing an urgent need to "clear the field" to help defeat front-runner Donald Trump.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says Islam is antithetical to the U.S. Constitution, and he doesn't believe that a Muslim should be elected president.
For the first time, the United States may be willing to accept a United Nations condemnation of the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba without a fight, The Associated Press has learned.
A season of goal-setting begins this month as the United Nations launches a new 15-year plan to fight grinding world poverty, improve health and education and quell climate change.