Obama to honor shooting victims

2013-09-19 06:27:57

Barack Obama will attend a memorial service Sunday to honor the victims of Monday's shooting rampage at Washington Navy Yard.

New US private spacecraft launched to ISS

2013-09-19 01:55:13

A new privately owned US spaceship carrying food, clothing and other cargo blasted off Wednesday on a demonstration mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

Rousseff postpones US visit over spying

2013-09-19 01:38:24

Brazilian President postponed a state visit to the US, the most serious diplomatic fallout yet from Edward Snowden's leak of Washington's spying secrets.

Starbucks asks customers to leave guns at home

2013-09-19 01:38:24

Coffee chain Starbucks Corp has asked customers in the United States to leave their guns at home, after being dragged into an increasingly fractious debate over gun rights in the wake of multiple mass shootings.

Death toll of storms rises to 47 in Mexico

2013-09-18 14:22:17

The death toll from Hurricane Ingrid and Tropical Storm Manuel rose to 47 Tuesday, Mexico's Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong said.

Occupy Wall Street marks its second anniversary

2013-09-18 13:08:47

Two years after getting its start in a downtown Manhattan park, Occupy Wall Street, the populist movement protesting economic inequality, marked its second anniversary on Tuesday with a protest near the New York Stock Exchange and a planned march near the United Nations.

Navy Yard shooter's clearance questioned

2013-09-18 10:44:43

US lawmakers are calling for a review into how the suspected shooter in Monday's rampage at the Washington Navy Yard received and maintained a security clearance.

Gun control debate gathers little steam

2013-09-17 23:55:04

Monday morning's shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, in which 13 people, including the shooter, were killed, left two other major happenings of the day largely unnoticed as cable news networks went into overdrive to cover the rampage.
Navy Yard shooter's security clearance questioned

Democratic nominee for NYC mayor unveiled

2013-09-17 16:05:41

New Yorkers now have their choices before them in the campaign to succeed Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

No evidence of second shooter in Washington rampage

2013-09-17 13:20:48

Investigators have found no evidence of a second suspect in the shooting spree at the Washington Navy Yard that killed 13 people, including suspected gunman Aaron Alexis, officials told a news conference on Monday.

Man throws firecrackers over White House fence

2013-09-17 11:41:06

A man threw firecrackers over the White House's north fence line on Monday, just hours after a deadly shooting rampage in the US capital in which 13 people died, the US Secret Service said.

BRICS pledge cooperation on climate change

2013-09-17 09:26:30

The BRICS bloc of emerging economies, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, said Monday it would strengthen cooperation to fight climate change through a series of joint resolutions.