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.
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?
The Obama administration’s weekend decision to close diplomatic posts from Central Asia through the Middle East and into North Africa has led to applause from “rattled lawmakers in both parties.”
America’s unemployment rate sank to 7.4 percent in July, a drop of two-tenths of a percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics says in its monthly summary of the U.S. economic situation.
Michelle Knight who was raped and tortured during more than a decade of captivity, faced her abuser, Ariel Castro, in court on Thursday, assuring him that while her hell was over, his had just begun.
Daniel Chong, the San Diego college student who spent more than four days in a Drug Enforcement Administration holding cell without food or water, has reached a $4.1 million settlement with the U.S. government.
Investigators in southern Italy are examining the scene of a bus crash Monday, after a bus carrying nearly 50 people plummeted off a highway and into a ravine. Italian news agencies say at least 38 people died after bus crashed through a guardrail and fell nearly 100 feet to the rough terrain below.
“The chamber of the Lincoln Memorial is shut down Friday morning because of vandalism. U.S. Park Police tell WTOP the Lincoln statue and the floor inside the memorial was splattered with green paint,” the radio station reported. “They think the vandalism occurred at about 1:30 a.m.”
The death toll is approaching 80, scores more were wounded and the eyewitness accounts are sobering in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, after Wednesday’s crash of a high-speed passenger train.