Thursday, April 17, 2014
U.S. factory output rose further last month, extending strong growth from February after harsh weather had caused production to tumble in January. Manufacturers produced more furniture, clothing, chemicals and aerospace products.
A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, police officials said Tuesday.
Police on Tuesday dropped their yearlong pursuit of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's former right-hand man for alleged bribery, fraud and breach of trust.
A recent graduate of the University of Calgary was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party that the police chief called the worst mass slaying in the western Canadian city's history.
Police detonated two backpacks near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Tuesday night and arrested a suspect on the anniversary of last year's deadly bombings, media reported.
It's Friday night in Eckington, a quiet residential corner of Washington, and the back alley is crawling with feral cats — rich pickings for seasoned cat-trapper Marty King.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Authorities say a U.S. woman accused of killing six babies that she gave birth to over 10 years told investigators that she either strangled or suffocated the children and then put them inside boxes in the garage of her home in the western state of Utah.
The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service for revealing the U.S. government's sweeping surveillance programs in a blockbuster series of stories based on secret documents supplied by NSA leaker Edward Snowden.