Sunday, November 23, 2014
A woman says she was raped in New Orleans during Mardi Gras festivities in a case among scores that the city's police department failed to properly investigate.
The death toll rose to 13 Friday from a killer snowstorm in western New York state where rising temperatures and heavy rain will compound misery by causing severe flooding into next week.
Virginia A man who claimed he was the keeper of the seal of St. Peter was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison for selling 2,000 fake documents that he said would protect buyers from U.S. law and taxes.
She's short, brunette, has an average body shape and can even be given cellulite and acne: the “anti-Barbie” doll is ready to go on sale in the United States.
A magnificent blue diamond has fetched US$32.6 million in New York, breaking the world auction record for any diamond of its color, auction house Sotheby's announced.
As Bill Cosby's standup tour crumbled with cancellations, the embattled entertainer joked about his usual subjects of family, wives and childhood Friday to a cheering audience that greeted him with a standing ovation as he took the stage and another when he finished.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Pledging to fix America's “broken” immigration system, U.S. President Barack Obama offered five million undocumented migrants protection from deportation Thursday, allowing families to emerge from the shadows and seek work permits.
Nicaragua said a Hong Kong-based company will start building a US$50 billion waterway next month, despite opposition from farmers and environmentalists against the mega-project aimed at rivaling the Panama Canal.
Protesters angry at the presumed massacre of 43 students clashed with police outside Mexico's National Palace on Thursday after a massive march demanding President Enrique Pena Nieto's resignation.