Tens of thousands march in Mexican capital for missing 43 on Revolution Day
Tens of thousands marched in Mexico’s capital Thursday demanding that authorities find 43 missing college students, seeking to pressure the government...
Obama spurns Republicans with expansive U.S. immigration orders
Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly five million illegal...
U.S. grants 18-month residency amnesty to those from Ebola hotspots
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will grant temporary protected status to people from the three West African countries most affected by Ebola who...
Jealous boyfriend confesses to shooting dead Miss Honduras and her sister
Miss Honduras and her sister have been shot dead by the sister’s jealous boyfriend.
Three shot at Florida State University, shooter killed by police
Three people were injured when a gunman opened fire at the Florida State University campus in Tallahassee on Wednesday night, before the shooter was later...
At least eight dead in ‘historic’ U.S. storm - and more snow is on the way
New York state is facing another huge snowstorm, which could leave some areas under more than 2.5m of snow by Friday.
In U.S., immigrants wait, hope, plan for future under Obama policy
Immigrants who are in the United States illegally are flooding attorneys’ offices with calls to see if they qualify under U.S.
Colombian rebel group agrees to release of kidnapped general
Colombia’s largest rebel group agreed Wednesday to the release of a high-ranking army general and two others, following negotiations with the country’s...
Murdered bodies of Miss Honduras beauty queen and sister found by police
Police have found the bodies of Miss Honduras and her sister. The bodies of Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, (pictured above) and Sofia Trinidad were found buried...
Five dead and hundreds stranded in ferocious U.S. snowstorm
At least five people have died after New York state was struck by a massive early season snowstorm described as one of the worst in living memory.
Obama orders review of ‘terrorist-related’ hostage cases
U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered a review of a policy on Americans abducted overseas, as intelligence agencies investigate the role of Western jihadists...
U.S. Senate rejects Keystone XL pipeline - for now
The U.S. Senate has refused to approve TransCanada Corp. $8 billion Keystone XL pipeline after a six-year long political fight over jobs, climate change...
French tourist arrested after scaling Brooklyn Bridge ‘to take pictures’
A French tourist has been taken into custody after climbing the Brooklyn Bridge to take pictures.
Norovirus hits 172 passengers and crew on Pacific cruise ship
A month-long trip around the Pacific has turned into an ordeal for more than 170 cruise ship passengers who were struck down in a norovirus outbreak.
Mexican president promises answers on wife’s tainted luxury home
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has said his government will give answers about a luxury house acquired by his wife that has raised questions about...
Hagel says the U.S. needs game-changing military innovation
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced an ambitious effort on Saturday to identify and develop weapons systems that would enable continued U.S.
As world eyes Ferguson, cities across U.S. prepare for grand jury decision
From Boston to Los Angeles, police departments in the U.S. are bracing for large demonstrations when a grand jury decides whether to indict a white police...
Ebola-infected doctor from Sierra Leone flown to U.S.
A Sierra Leone surgeon with Ebola being flown to the United States for treatment is critically ill, possibly sicker than other patients treated in the...
Thousands in fresh Mexico protest over student massacre
Thousands of teachers and students took to the streets in Mexico to demand justice for 43 young men feared to have been massacred by drug-gang hitmen working...
Top exec busted as Brazil’s Petrobras corruption scandal grows
Federal police on Friday sharply expanded what is becoming Brazil’s biggest political kickback scandal, arresting top construction company executives...
Mexico couple’s desperate search for missing son
Maria Telumbre knows fire. She spends her days making tortillas over hot coals, and experience tells her a small goat takes at least four hours to cook.
Ottawa shooting: Gunman toured Parliament Hill weeks before deadly attack
The man who shot and killed a Canadian soldier in October and then stormed the country’s Parliament with a rifle before being shot down himself,...
U.S. Defense Secretary Hagel to order nuke force overhaul to fix failures
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is vowing to invest billions of dollars to fix the management of the country’s nuclear weapons, ordering top-to-bottom...
Sweet: New York chef aiming for gingerbread house world record
Special materials are going into the most colourful New York real estate development: 1,610 kilogrammes of royal icing, 318 kilogrammes of candy and 272...
Obama plan to shield up to 5 million immigrants from deportation
President Barack Obama plans to announce an overhaul of U.S. immigration policy through executive action that would shield up to fivemillion undocumented...
U.S. confirms climate agency websites hacked
Hackers from China were able to breach government computer systems at the agency that oversees the National Weather Service, according to the chairman...
'We crossed the line,' U.S. admits to UN anti-torture group
The United States insisted Wednesday that it did not condone torture under any circumstances, but acknowledged to a UN anti-torture watchdog it had “crossed...
Shock figures show Brazilian police kill six people every day
Police in Brazil have been killing an average of six people every day, new figures show.
Thousands mass in Washington to honor U.S. veterans
Hundreds of thousands of people, many waving the Stars and Stripes, packed central Washington for a free concert starring Bruce Springsteen, Rihanna and...
Foreign leaders lavish Obama with gifts he won’t keep
The inventory of world leaders’ gifts to President Barack Obama last year reads like the props list from a forthcoming “Hangover” movie.