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Man Convicted In 2010 Oregon Bomb Plot Sentenced To 30 Years

Man Convicted In 2010 Oregon Bomb Plot Sentenced To 30 YearsA federal judge in Portland sentenced 23-year-old Mohamed Osman Mohamud to serve 30 years in prison, on Wednesday, over a 2010 plot to bomb a holiday tree-lighting ceremony.

New York Boosts Pay For Thousands With Hourly Wage Hike

New York Boosts Pay For Thousands With Hourly Wage HikeMayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order Tuesday that effectively raises the hourly wage for thousands of workers in New York City.

Hong Kong Leader To Protesters: ‘Stop Campaign Immediately’

Hong Kong Leader To Protesters: ‘Stop Campaign Immediately’Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying is appealing to pro-democracy demonstrators who've brought parts of the Asian financial hub to a standstill in recent days to halt their campaign "immediately" because, he says, Beijing won't accede to their demands.

Afghanistan’s New President: ‘Hold Me Accountable’

Afghanistan’s New President: ‘Hold Me Accountable’"Hold me accountable" is the message from Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani, who took the oath of office today, succeeding Hamid Karzai, a leader many accused of lacking accountability.

What’s At Stake For Hong Kong?

What’s At Stake For Hong Kong?Masses of pro-democracy protesters continue to pack the streets in Hong Kong, defying police who have responded with tear gas.

Turkey Signals Willingness To Join Coalition Against ISIS

Turkey Signals Willingness To Join Coalition Against ISISSaying his country will do "whatever is needed" to help fight the extremist group ISIS, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has reached what local media are calling "a point of determination."

Grand Jury Won’t Indict Officers In Ohio Wal-Mart Shooting

Grand Jury Won’t Indict Officers In Ohio Wal-Mart ShootingThe Justice Department says it has begun a review of police department procedures in Beavercreek, Ohio, after a grand jury decided not to indict officers in the fatal shooting of a black man in a Wal-Mart store.

Richard Branson Thinks Employees Should Have Unlimited Vacation

Richard Branson Thinks Employees Should Have Unlimited VacationBritish billionaire Richard Branson has long been a business revolutionary, but his latest venture is raising a few eyebrows. The Virgin Group founder has introduced a "No Vacation Policy" policy.

Vatican Arrests Defrocked Archbishop On Sex Charges

Vatican Arrests Defrocked Archbishop On Sex ChargesIn an extraordinary and unprecedented move, the Vatican has placed a former archbishop under house arrest after he was accused of paying for sex with children while serving as the papal ambassador to the Dominican Republic.

Stoutaccino? Starbucks Tests Coffee With Beer Flavors

Stoutaccino? Starbucks Tests Coffee With Beer FlavorsThis isn't the first time beer and coffee flavors have mingled. But the relationship has largely been a one-sided one, with artisanal and specialty beers adopting coffee flavors years ago.