125th Rose Parade celebrated in US

2014-01-02 09:56:36

Rose Queen Ana Marie Acosta rides in the 125th Rose Parade in Pasadena, California Jan 1, 2014.

De Blasio: NY 'won't wait' to tackle inequality

2014-01-02 08:30:49

In his inaugural speech Wednesday, Democrat Bill de Blasio focused on the issue of inequality and repeatedly pledged to tackle New York’s “tale of two cities”.

De Blasio sworn in as New York mayor

2014-01-02 07:46:58

Bill de Blasio was formally inaugurated as New York City's 109th mayor on Wednesday at a City Hall ceremony where he promised to take "dead aim" at closing the affordability gap he has decried as New York's tale of two cities.

De Blasio sworn in as New York mayor, succeeding Bloomberg

2014-01-02 03:22:55

Bill de Blasio, an unabashed liberal Democrat who campaigned to reduce the gap between New York City's rich and poor, was formally inaugurated on Wednesday as the city's 109th mayor at a ceremony on the steps of City Hall.

US First Family out for shave ice in Hawaii

2014-01-01 17:41:34

US President Barack Obama greets well-wishers outside of Island Snow at Kailua Beach Center on Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013.

Revelers usher in 2014 with fireworks, festivities

2014-01-01 16:25:33

From Sydney to Dubai, revelers welcomed 2014 with extravagant fireworks displays, while London celebrated by spraying clouds of fruit-flavored mist and San Francisco and Seattle planned large outdoor festivities.

New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square

2014-01-01 16:03:21

Revelers fill Times Square during New Year's Eve celebrations in New York December 31, 2013.

Two injured in stabbing in NY

2014-01-01 15:02:10

At least two people were stabbed or slashed at the Port Authority Bus Terminal on New Year's Eve.

Utah seeks to suspend gay marriage

2014-01-01 14:33:00

Utah on Tuesday took its fight against gay marriage to the US Supreme Court, asking Justice Sonia Sotomayor to suspend a lower court ruling that allowed same-sex weddings to go ahead in the heavily-mormon state.

US consumer mood brightens, but home price gains slow

2014-01-01 03:02:59

US consumers' mood improved as 2013 drew to a close, with many optimistic about their future job prospects, while home prices rose again in October, though the pace of gains slowed.

70 journalists killed on the job

2013-12-31 14:40:00

At least 70 journalists were killed on the job around the world in 2013, including 29 who died covering the civil war in Syria and 10 slain in Iraq, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.

US train collision sparks fire

2013-12-31 13:36:23

A train carrying crude oil collided with another train in the northern U.S. state of North Dakota, sparking a large fire, local media reported Monday.