Monday, March 2, 2015
Venezuela will shrink the size of the U.S. Embassy staff, limit the activities of U.S. diplomats and require American citizens to apply for visas if they want to come bask on the beach.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul has won the U.S. Conservative Political Action Conference's annual presidential preference straw poll.
Rwandan investigators on Saturday urged the government to take action against the BBC and ban its radio programs from the country's airwaves over a controversial documentary questioning official versions of the 1994 genocide.
It's another big score for the Mexican government, which has been tearing through its list of most-wanted drug lords in recent years.
The ritual has become increasingly commonplace on many American college campuses: A student government body takes up Israeli policy toward the Palestinians and decides whether to demand their school divest from companies that work with the Jewish state.
Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Chicago's credit rating to two levels above junk status, citing the city's US$20 billion mountain of unfunded pension liabilities.
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen met Friday with a group of conservative activists who are unhappy with the way the central bank is conducting its interest-rate policies.
The United States and Cuba claimed progress Friday toward ending a half-century diplomatic freeze, suggesting they could clear some of the biggest obstacles to their new relationship within weeks.
The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rose at a healthy pace in January, a sign that home sales are poised to accelerate after a slow start to the year.