Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87

2014-04-18 07:40:16

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose dynastic epic One Hundred Years of Solitude, put magical realism on the literary map, died at 87.

Party stabbing leave 5 dead in Canada

2014-04-16 09:34:15

Five people were killed at a house party in northwest Calgary, west Canada, early Tuesday.

Boston shows heart on bombing anniversary

2014-04-16 07:54:38

Dignitaries, including US Vice President Joe Biden, survivors and first responders participate in a flag raising ceremony at the finish line in Boston, Massachusetts April 15, 2014, on the one-year anniversary of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.

Sky-watchers see 'blood moon' in total lunar eclipse

2014-04-15 19:31:20

Parts of the world saw a rare celestial event on Tuesday when the Earth's shadow fell across the moon, turning it orange.

Cassini may spot birth of new Saturn moon

2014-04-15 11:48:58

US space agency NASA said its Cassini spacecraft has documented the formation of a small icy object within the rings of Saturn that may be a new moon.

Michelle Obama plays with kids

2014-04-15 11:16:08

US First lady Michelle Obama plays with kids during her visit with Wounded Warriors being cared for at the Fisher House at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Biden, Kerry unveil World Cup trophy in Washington

2014-04-15 09:46:07

US Secretary of State John Kerry (R) applauds as Vice-President Joe Biden jokes that he is going to pick up the recently-unveiled FIFA World Cup Trophy, at the State Department in Washington, April 14, 2014.

98th annual Pulitzer Prizes are awarded

2014-04-15 09:23:10

Columbia University announced on Monday the winners of the 98th annual Pulitzer Prizes, among the most prestigious recognitions for achievement in US journalism and the arts.

Post, Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA revelations

2014-04-15 07:33:40

The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for revealing the US government's sweeping surveillance efforts in a blockbuster series of stories based on secret documents supplied by NSA leaker Edward Snowden.

Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 babies

2014-04-15 07:08:42

Megan Huntsman was arrested and booked on suspicion of murder early April 13 after police found the decomposing bodies of 7 infants stuffed in separate cardboard boxes in her former home.

Rancher's son: Force was necessary to stop cattle seizure

2014-04-14 14:51:15

A show of force was necessary to stop the government seizure and sale of embattled cattle rancher Cliven Bundy's cows, his son said on Sunday, a day after an armed standoff between federal agents and hundreds of Bundy's supporters.

3 dead in shootings at Kansas Jewish sites

2014-04-14 09:52:22

Three people were dead and one in custody following multiple shootings Sunday afternoon in the suburban area of the US city of Kansas.