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Germany Calls For ‘Honest Foundation’ In Relations With U.S.

Germany Calls For ‘Honest Foundation’ In Relations With U.S.Germany's foreign minister said his government's decision to ask the CIA station chief in Berlin to leave was inevitable given recent allegations of spying, but he said he wants to renew the friendship between the two countries based on an "honest foundation."

As Deadline Nears, Snowden Seeks To Extend His Stay In Russia

As Deadline Nears, Snowden Seeks To Extend His Stay In RussiaEdward Snowden remains a fugitive from U.S. authorities over leaking secret documents about its surveillance programs.

The One American On The Field At Today’s World Cup Semifinal

The One American On The Field At Today’s World Cup SemifinalThe United States will have a presence at today's semifinal World Cup match between Brazil and Germany. It won't be the U.S. National Team on the field, but American referee Mark Geiger.

Spineless, And Now Homeless: National Zoo Closes Animal Exhibit

Spineless, And Now Homeless: National Zoo Closes Animal ExhibitInvertebrates make up about 99 percent of all species. But they're no longer being featured at the National Zoo due to budget problems. The Invertebrate Exhibit was shut down Sunday, less than a week after the closure was publicly announced.

The Twisty Tale Of The World’s Most Expensive Stamp

The Twisty Tale Of The World’s Most Expensive StampBlemished, battered and cut, the "British Guiana One-Cent Black on Magenta" is a stamp with a twisty tale to tell, one that begins in the hands of a young Scottish boy and passes through the hands of a killer.

After His Game-Winning Goal, We Ask, Who Is John Brooks?

After His Game-Winning Goal, We Ask, Who Is John Brooks?The name John Anthony Brooks likely didn't ring a bell for many Americans before Monday. But by minute 87 of the U.S. vs. Ghana game, John Brooks had become America's newest national hero.

Twin Tornadoes In Nebraska Leave 2 Dead, Others In Hospital

Twin Tornadoes In Nebraska Leave 2 Dead, Others In HospitalAt least two people are dead and 16 others are in critical condition after two large tornadoes hit northeast Nebraska, devastating the small town of Pilger and damaging other areas.

Legendary Actress Ruby Dee Dies At 91

Legendary Actress Ruby Dee Dies At 91Ruby Dee, an actress and civil rights activist who built a career on stage and screen at a time when African-Americans had few such opportunities, has died at age 91.

Attack On Mother In India Underscores U.N. Call For Action

Attack On Mother In India Underscores U.N. Call For ActionAnother brutal attack in India has highlighted once more the prevalence of gender-based crime in the world's largest democracy.

Minimum Wage Hikes Popular, But May Not Spread Everywhere

Minimum Wage Hikes Popular, But May Not Spread EverywhereSeattle may soon be followed into the $15 range by Chicago and San Francisco. Three states this year have already approved the $10.10 figure: Connecticut, Hawaii and Maryland.