Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

2015-02-25 09:37:07

The US President Barack Obama vetoed the Keystone XL pipeline bill Tuesday, reiterating that the decision to build the project belongs to the government.

US, Qatar committed to defeating IS

2015-02-25 09:16:19

The United States and Qatar have a very strong security relationship and both are committed to defeating the Islamic State (IS) group, US President Barack Obama said Tuesday.

Dozens hurt when Southern California train crashes, derails

2015-02-25 09:07:18

A Southern California commuter train crashed into a truck and derailed early Tuesday, injuring dozens of people.

Republicans struggle for way out as Homeland shutdown looms

2015-02-24 21:18:17

Divided Republicans are searching for a way out of an impasse over immigration that is threatening to shut down the Homeland Security Department within days.

Silicon Valley gender discrimination case heads to trial

2015-02-24 20:28:35

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the investment firm that has backed tech companies from Google to Amazon, will defend itself in court on Tuesday in a closely watched gender discrimination case that could lay open the inner workings of venture capital.

Lady Gaga, Julie Andrews notch Oscars' top social media moment

2015-02-24 11:24:34

The Oscars lit up digital platforms, with 21 million people logging 58 million interactions about the awards ceremony on Facebook.

Stars arrive at 87th Academy Awards

2015-02-23 08:52:44

Celebritiesa arrive on the red carpet at the 87th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 22, 2015.

Pentagon chief: Training Afghan forces key to US mission

2015-02-22 20:28:48

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Sunday that training and advising Afghan security forces is "becoming the heart" of a US military mission that is winding down after 13 years of war.

2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards

2015-02-22 09:05:42

Celebrities arrive at the 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California February 21, 2015.

Ali, Liston gloves, Shoeless Joe photo fetch $1.1M in NYC

2015-02-22 12:14:14

The gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston during their 1965 rematch and a rare century-old signed photo of Shoeless Joe Jackson fetched over $1.1 million.

Niagara Falls: masterpiece of winter god 

2015-02-21 13:24:14

Recent weeks of below average temperatures has caused a build up of ice at the base of the waterfalls at Niagara Falls and across the Niagara Gorge.

Hack gave US and British spies access to billions of phones

2015-02-21 07:25:14

US and British spies hacked into the world's biggest maker of phone SIM cards, allowing them to potentially monitor the calls, texts and emails of billions of mobile users around the world, an investigative news website reported.