Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Six Minnesotans have been charged with terrorism in a criminal complaint unsealed Monday, the latest Westerners accused of traveling or attempting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group, federal authorities said.
An American union is asking labor regulators to go to court to force Wal-Mart to rehire all 2,200 employees affected by the abrupt temporary closing of five stores a week ago.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Saudi-led airstrikes on weapons caches in Yemen's rebel-held capital on Monday caused massive explosions that shattered windows, sent residents scrambling for shelter and killed a local TV presenter.
Troops from the United States and Ukraine kicked off joint training exercises Monday intended to help bolster Ukraine's defenses against incursions from Russian-backed separatists in the east.
Latin America was the most dangerous place for environmental and land activists, accounting for three quarters of all killings last year, according to a report Monday.
Relatives of some of the 43 students who vanished in Mexico last September rallied with supporters in Boston on Sunday as part of a national tour to call attention to their plight.
Monday, April 20, 2015
An Ohio police officer is being praised for holding his fire even as a slaying suspect charged him, saying repeatedly, "shoot me."
The last two "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders" presented the group's Congressional Gold Medal for permanent display at a the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on Saturday, 73 years to the day after their daring bombing attack on Japan rallied Americans in World War II.
A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made Michigan billionaire whose philanthropy and business success -- including weaving the enclosed shopping mall into American culture -- was clouded by a criminal conviction late in his career, has died. He was 91.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
A man who had been in a business dispute with his two brothers shot and killed them, his mother and one of their wives before taking his own life, Phoenix police said Friday.