Shooting of Ferguson police officers denounced

2015-03-13 09:46:08

The latest shooting of two police officers in a protest outside the police department in Ferguson, Missouri was denounced vehemently across the US.

TV presenter fired for quip about Michelle Obama

2015-03-13 09:10:02

Spanish-language US television network Univision fired presenter Rodner Figueroa after he likened first lady Michelle Obama to a cast member of the film "Planet of the Apes."

Madison police shooting forces liberal city to look at race gap

2015-03-12 14:55:19

The fatal police shooting of an unarmed biracial teen in Madison, Wisconsin, has cast a light on the divide between the liberal whites that dominate the university city and its black residents.

KFC faces pressure after McDonald's says no antibiotics in chicken

2015-03-12 14:41:38

KFC, the world's largest chain of fried chicken restaurants, may face pressure from consumer and environmental groups to change how its poultry are raised after McDonald's Corp said it would switch to chicken raised without human antibiotics.

Two officers shot outside Ferguson police department

2015-03-12 14:20:55

Two police officers were shot during a protest outside the Ferguson, Missouri police department early on Thursday.

Secret Service investigating agents' crash near White House

2015-03-12 14:17:41

The Homeland Security Department is investigating two senior Secret Service agents accused of crashing a car into a White House security barrier.

ICAO's new chief pledges to work for better, safer aviation

2015-03-12 14:07:32

The newly elected chief of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) pledged on Wednesday morning to work for better and safer aviation of the world.

Clinton emails breathe new life into Benghazi panel

2015-03-12 13:43:34

The photo that became an Internet meme - Hillary Rodham Clinton, wearing sunglasses, staring at her BlackBerry - troubles Republicans on the House committee investigating the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya.

Kerry: Congress cannot modify Iran-US nuclear deal

2015-03-12 11:09:13

US Secretary of State John Kerry told Republicans who control Congress on Wednesday they would not be able to modify any nuclear agreement struck between the United States and Iran.

Enhanced space shuttle solid rocket motor passes test firing

2015-03-12 09:49:38

A beefed-up space shuttle solid rocket motor passed a two-minute test firing in Utah on Wednesday, a key milestone toward the debut flight of NASA's deep-space launcher in 2018.

Ferguson chief resigns in wake of scathing federal report

2015-03-12 09:39:56

The police chief of Ferguson, Missouri, resigned on Wednesday, following a scathing US Justice Department report that found widespread racially biased abuses in the city's police department and municipal court.

Search continues in military copter crash off Florida

2015-03-12 09:06:30

Seven Marines and four soldiers were presumed dead after an Army Black Hawk helicopter crashed on a nighttime training mission off Florida's Gulf coast.