Friday, July 31, 2015
It's midday and the white bucket balanced on the rocky shore at Mountha Uppasay's feet holds five or six white bass, moving sluggishly in the water she scooped from the Des Moines River.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
A wealthy American dentist who used a bow and arrow to shoot Zimbabwe's beloved Cecil the lion faced fierce criticism Tuesday amid allegations that it took 40 hours for the animal to die.
The Iran nuclear deal is not intended to push Tehran's regime to reform but to prevent it building a bomb, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told skeptical lawmakers Tuesday.
An attorney for Republican presidential contender Donald Trump apologized Tuesday for making the incorrect assertion that "by the very definition, you can't rape your spouse."
The last of the wild horses on Great Abaco island in the Bahamas has died, prompting caretakers to collect tissue for possible cloning and hopefully bring back a viable population.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Vianel Garcia told family members they could sleep on the floor of her East Harlem hair salon when Pope Francis visits the city in September so they can try to catch a glimpse of him when he makes a stop at a school across from her business.
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) officially ended its ban on gay troop leaders Monday, a historic but controversial shift after years of legal wrangling and internal strife.
American lawyer and writer Samuel Pisar, one of the youngest Holocaust survivors and former advisor to U.S. President John F. Kennedy, has died in New York aged 86.
Police in the U.S. say a man drove off with a bag containing US$150,000 in cash after two employees who were replenishing a cash machine mistakenly left it on a lawn.
Hillary Clinton laid out ambitious plans Monday to invest in solar and other renewable energy if elected U.S. president, drawing a contrast with her fossil fuel-loving Republican rivals.