It’s being demolished as part of a plea deal that spared Castro from a possible death sentence.
The military judge presiding over the sentencing of Pfc. Bradley Manning today reduced the maximum possible sentence the former intelligence analyst could face.
Yemen is still the focus of concern as the U.S., its allies and countries across the Middle East and North Africa remain on alert for possible terrorist attacks.
CNN, The Wall Street Journal and NBC News are reporting that the United States has filed charges against a number of people suspected of orchestrating the attacks against the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
Warning that “the security threat level in Yemen is extremely high,” the State Department is urging any Americans in that country to “depart immediately.”
Former Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Hasan is charged with opening fire in a troop processing center at Fort Hood, Texas, and killing 13 people and wounding more than 30 others in 2009.
Here’s a bit of news that has been making the rounds in Costa Rica for more than a week but is just now picking up steam stateside: Saying it’s time for a more natural experience, Costa Rica’s minister for energy and environment said they would get rid of caged animals at the country’s public zoos by next year.
After Monday’s surprising news that Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post for $250 million — a deal that came just days after the Boston Globe was sold for $70 million to Boston Red Sox owner John Henry — a question naturally occurs: Who’s next?
Kirobo, the first-ever talking robot in space is heading to the International Space Station this week ahead of his human companion, Japanese astronaut Kochi Wakata, who takes over as ISS commander in November.
Ron Hosko, the assistant director of the FBI’s Criminal Investigative Division, tells NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday that the Internet has become a key tool for recruitment of child prostitutes and that cutbacks at the federal and local levels have made it harder to clamp down on the problem.