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Friday, November 27, 2015
Amid a growing political controversy, U.S. President Barack Obama's administration on Wednesday reminded state officials across the United States that individual states do not have legal authority to refuse to accept Syrian refugees.
2 massacres in 12 hours leave 15 dead in Honduras
Two massacres that killed 15 people in less than 12 hours rocked Honduras and left the country's top police official in tears Wednesday.
An opposition candidate in Venezuela's upcoming legislative elections was shot dead during an event Wednesday, alongside the wife of a jailed opposition leader, an official said.
Multiple arrests were made overnight in Chicago and New York during protests over police shootings of two black males, U.S. media reported.
Veteran, spymaster shares memories
Hugh Montgomery never wrote a memoir. That just wasn't done among his generation of spies.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
Canada to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of February
Canada's new Liberal government said Tuesday it will resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year and another 15,000 by the end of February.
Chicago police officer charged with murder; video is released
A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, hours before the city released a video of the killing that many people fear could spark unrest.
Police were holding three white men in custody as they investigated the shooting of five people who were protesting the police killing of a black man in the Midwestern city of Minneapolis.
A meeting between Central American officials and their counterparts from Ecuador, Colombia and Cuba broke down in squabbling Tuesday over how to deal with the problem of thousands of Cuban migrants stranded in Costa Rica.
Obama honors Streisand, Spielberg, Berra and others
U.S. President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including giants of the entertainment industry such as Barbra Streisand and Steven Spielberg, baseball legends Willie Mays and Yogi Berra, and politicians and activists, including a Japanese-American civil rights leader.
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