Sunday, April 26, 2015
A day after revealing an intelligence failure that cost the lives of two al-Qaida hostages, U.S President Barack Obama on Friday praised his spying operations as the most capable in the world while promising a review aimed at preventing future mistakes.
Police in Baltimore acknowledged Friday that an African-American man who died from injuries apparently sustained in custody should have received immediate medical help when he was arrested.
When a group of Native American actors walked off the set of an Adam Sandler movie this week, their decision generated praise and scorn on social media.
Using her own family and Robin Williams as an example, a tearful Glenn Close urged some of the most powerful women in entertainment to help society shed its fear of those fighting mental illness in an emotional speech Friday at Variety's Power of Women luncheon. Close was among the honorees, who also included Kim Kardashian and Whoopi Goldberg.
Today they reign as elder statesman of cerebral silliness, these alumni of the Monty Python comedy troupe and, some would argue, the funniest men who ever lived.
Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner says that "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman."
Saturday, April 25, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama's admission Thursday that a drone strike accidentally took the lives of two hostages has raised fresh questions about the limits and the risks of the country's "targeted killing" campaign.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch as the nation's first black female attorney general Thursday, installing an aggressive counter-terrorism prosecutor as the top law enforcement official for President Barack Obama's final 21 months in office.
Mark April 23, 2015 as the day the Nasdaq market finally left the dot-com crash, and billions of dollars lost to the first technology bubble, behind.
Michael Brown's parents filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson on Thursday, opening a new chapter in the legal battle over the 18-year-old's fatal shooting by a white officer that sparked a protest movement about the way police in the U.S. treat blacks.