Fort Hood suspect admits to mass shooting

2013-08-07 20:12:37

A US Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 and injuring more than 30 others at the Fort Hood Army Base in Texas in 2009 admitted committing the violence in front of a jury on Tuesday.

US soldier admits to mass shooting at army base

2013-08-07 17:13:15

The shooter accused of killing 13 and injuring more than 30 others at the Fort Hood Army Base in the USstate of Texas in 2009 admitted to committting the violence in front of a jury on Tuesday.

Some like it hot, but does it matter in yoga?

2013-08-07 15:39:58

Hot yoga devotee Karla Walsh feels exhilarated after an hour of twisting her soggy limbs into pretzel shapes, but the Iowa-based writer wonders if all that swelter really ramps up her workout.

2012 among 10 warmest years on record

2013-08-07 11:05:30

The year of 2012 was among the 10 warmest on record for global land and ocean surface temperature, showed an annual State of the Climate report released Tuesday by the American Meteorological Society.

Former US president George W. Bush has heart surgery

2013-08-07 11:01:32

Former US president George W. Bush underwent a successful heart surgery at a hospital in the US city of Dallas on Tuesday.

Obama going to G20 in Russia

2013-08-07 09:51:41

US President Barack Obama confirmed that he would go to Russia this fall for a G20 summit but expressed disappointment that Russia had granted temporary asylum to Edward Snowden.

Apartment building blast kills 9 in Argentina

2013-08-07 09:23:21

At least nine people were killed and another 63 injured when a boiler exploded Tuesday in an apartment building in Argentina's second-largest city of Rosario.

Capt took control 120m above ground in accident

2013-08-07 07:58:11

The captain of a Southwest Airlines plane that landed on a collapsing nose gear at LaGuardia Airport took control from the first officer just 400 feet (120 meters) from the ground, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.

Sale takes place at a challenging time for newspaper

2013-08-07 07:47:11

The Washington Post, the legendary US newspaper that broke the Watergate scandal in 1972, became a news story itself on Monday when The Washington Post Co announced it had been sold to founder and chief executive Jeffrey Bezos.

US explores how to keep up in trade with Africa

2013-08-07 07:43:39

The United States will review its key trade legislation with African nations in order to grasp growing opportunities on the African continent while trying to keep pace with competing emerging nations such as China, Brazil and India.

A look at Jeff Bezos

2013-08-06 15:07:16 Inc. founder Jeff Bezos announced Monday that he had agreed to purchase the Washington Post newspaper and some other papers owned by the Washington Post Co for $250 million.

3 shot dead at US town meeting; shooter tackled

2013-08-06 15:01:26

Pennsylvania state police say a shooting during a meeting at a municipal building in northeastern Pennsylvania has left three people dead, correcting their earlier tally of four.