President Obama toured the devastation in Moore, Okla. Sunday afternoon, comforting some victims and pledging federal support.
Beijing has long been about the closest thing to an ally that Pyongyang enjoys, but the seizure of a Chinese fishing boat by unidentified North Koreans has threatened to put an already tenuous relationship on even shakier ground.
Yahoo confirmed early Monday morning that it is buying Tumblr in a deal worth about $1.1 billion.
Saying that their client is not a “monster,” attorneys for Ariel Castro have told Cleveland’s WKYC-TV that the man accused of kidnapping three young women, holding them captive and repeatedly raping them over the course of about a decade will plead not guilty to all charges if he is indicted by a grand jury.
With a haul of $45 million, it’s being billed as possibly the biggest cyber-heist in history. But in reality, experts and authorities say, it was thousands of small but highly coordinated thefts.
Authorities in Bangladesh say the death toll in last month’s collapse of an eight-story garment factory complex has surpassed 800 as dozens more bodies were pulled from the rubble on Wednesday.
If you want to see the Fourth of July parade in your little hometown, you should book your flight now. Otherwise, you may have to drive there, or watch a video of the floats via an old friend’s smartphone.
For the past year, explains the AP, Jindal’s administration has used “money earmarked for public schools in the state’s Minimum Foundation Program to pay for private school tuition.”
Since 1993, the United States has seen a drop in the rate of homicides and other violence involving guns, according to two new studies released Tuesday. Using government data, analysts saw a steep drop for violence in the 1990s, they saw more modest drops in crime rates since 2000.
President Obama says the United States and South Korea are determined to stand firm against North Korean threats and that the days of Pyongyang manufacturing a crisis to get international concessions “are over.”