The United States is beefing up security at some federal installations across the country, the Department of Homeland Security said on Tuesday.
More bicyclists are dying in collisions with cars. And a lot of those bikers are male, drunk and not wearing a helmet.
A 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.
Police in riot gear have been deployed to the streets of Hong Kong, where thousands of protesters are calling for free elections. Police used tear gas and pepper spray to try to clear the city’s central business and government district.
One of Iran’s most vocal and outspoken poets died this morning in Tehran at the age of 87. Known as the “Lioness of Iran,” Simin Behbahani reportedly had been in a coma for more than two weeks.
The official count of Ebola cases and deaths may “vastly underestimate the magnitude of the outbreak,” the World Health Organization posted on its website.
Iraq’s Nouri al-Maliki is refusing to give up his position as prime minister, sending military vehicles into Baghdad’s streets Monday after Iraqi President Fuad Masum asked Maliki’s fellow Shiite, Haider al-Abadi, to form a government and become the country’s new leader.
A convoy of 280 white-painted trucks headed from Russia toward Ukraine is being met with suspicion.
A group of 29 state attorneys general is asking the Food and Drug Administration to tighten their regulation of electronic cigarettes.
The White House went on lockdown Thursday night and it was all for a pint-sized breach.