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The U.S. president does not see cyberattack on Sony as an act of war, but Senator McCain thinks the president "does not understand" new forms of warfare
Muhammad Ali is in hospital with 'mild' pneumonia and is expected to be released soon, says his spokesperson
Gunman kills himself after fatally shooting two New York City police officers as they sat in their marked police car
US confident North responsible for Sony cyberattack despite denial and 'joint probe' offer from Pyongyang
U.S. Department of Defense announces the transfer of four Guantanamo prisoners to Afghanistan
The president says continued use of Guantanamo undermines national security
The action also allows the Secretary of the Treasury to sanction individuals and entities in Crimea
In his final 2014 press conference, U.S. president hails American leadership abroad and the upswing in U.S. economy
We're not at a stage here where me visiting Cuba, or President Castro coming to the United States is in the cards.
Comments come just hours after FBI points finger at North Korea for a massive cyber attack on the movie studio
New valuation almost doubles previous estimates
FBI says it has information indicating that the secretive country was involved
Governing party lawmakers want to overturn a constitutional ban on promoting presidential re-election
Former Celtics veteran Rondo began his career with the Eastern Conference team in 2006 and was named as the NBA's All-Star four times in a row
There will be no turning back in the recent thaw in diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba, says a leading Turkish academic
The task force will submit recommendations to the president in early March
The JLENS system can float to 10,000 feet and includes two blimps with a capacity to detect and track missiles
I wouldn't rule out a visit from President Castro, says White House press secretary Josh Earnest.
As the members of the national security team meet to discuss this matter, they are considering a range of options
Government says it will carefully analyze the situation but the cease-fire is a good starting point.
Truckers want a larger year-end bonus to ease the impact of 40 percent inflation
OPEC's net oil export revenues are expected to fall by 46 percent in 2015 compared to 2013 levels, says the U.S.' Energy Information Administration
The rivals are part of vigilante groups that formed to fight against drug cartels
President Raul Castro urges Washington to lift its trade and economic embargo on the communist island
After two years of peace negotiations, FARC guerrillas declare a unilateral cease-fire
U.S. and Cuba set to open talks on normalizing diplomatic relations after more than 50 years of diplomatic silence
White House spokesman says he would not rule out a US presidential visit to the island
Alan Gross thanks the White House for securing his release but the Vatican and Canada worked quietly behind the scenes to help thaw US-Cuba relations.
US stocks surge on the Federal Reserve's decision to keep interests rates near zero for a considerable time.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez will appear on banknotes and coins.
President’s new general secretary vows less confrontation in run-up to 2015 presidential election
American citizen Alan Gross, held at a Cuban prison for five years, has been released, raising hopes of a thaw in relations between the US and Cuba
The announcement comes as American contractor Alan Gross, 65, was released Wednesday from a Cuban prison where he was held for five years
US Olympic Committee will choose among Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington DC to present as its candidate for 2024 games
The relatives of the missing students say they will continue to search for the truth even in face of government opposition
The former governor stopped short of officially declaring he will run for president
Company faced a potential payout of up to $1 billion
Bradley William Stone is believed to have murdered his ex-wife and five other members of her family
President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner returns a party heavyweight to her circle and puts a close aide at the head of the Secret Service
Human rights group says the issue is such a concern that it wants the matter to become a campaign point in next year's federal elections
Carlos Gonella indicted for failing to properly investigate a businessman with close ties to the president
By targeting students and teachers in this heinous attack, terrorists have once again shown their depravity, Obama
Google releases list of highest-trending 2014 search terms
Preview includes live spoken translation for English and Spanish, more languages on the way
The 23-year-old rebounding specialist Furkan Aldemir joins the Sixers after terminating his contract with Turkish club Galatasaray
FARC rebels and government negotiating teams overcome challenges to finalize current round of peace dialogues
Killings appear to be related to a domestic dispute, according to local media
Kurnaz who was held in extrajudicial detention in Guantanamo accuses Obama of breaking his promise to close the infamous prison
Los Angeles Lakers' superstar Kobe Bryant passes Michael Jordan's career points total to move into third spot on NBA's all-time scorers list
Negotiators haggle into early hours of Sunday morning to strike deal set to be finalized in Paris in 2015
Former President George W. Bush also defended CIA in a separate interview that aired Sunday
The participants of Lima Climate Change conference have agreed ground rules on contributions to Paris 2015 Agreement and to boost adaptation
The bill's passage showed deep divides within the parties; 31 Democrats and 24 Republicans voted for, while 21 Democrats and 18 Republicans voted against
Funding for the government was set to dry up Saturday at midnight
Chants of Hands up, don’t shoot, and I can’t breathe filled Pennsylvania Ave.
At least 65 suspected Taliban have been killed and 44 others have been injured in clashes in six provinces of Afghanistan, Afghan authorities have said.
The bill includes $521.3 billion for Defense Department operations, and $63.7 billion for overseas operations
Major US indicies recorded their worst week in years
Mark Zuckerberg spoke about the much-wanted feature at a town hall meeting.
Shooting at a Portland, Oregon, high school could be gang-related, according to police.
The president cited important international and domestic issues, including funding to combat ISIL and Ebola
Domestic crude oil production to increase in 2015, despite sharp drop in oil price, Energy Information Administration says
Surge in exports and low gas prices should offset oil decline
Tamir Rice was killed by a white officer who believed the boy was brandishing a real gun.
Vice president faces trial for forging documents when he registered a car.
Bill funds government through Sept. 30, 2015 adhering to strict spending caps demanded by fiscal conservatives
Lower crude oil prices and an improved US economy saw the peso trading at 15 units per dollar.
"Future generations will not forgive inaction," Secretary of State John Kerry tells audience at annual U.N. climate talks
Measure limits authorization to 3 years and does not allow the use of US combat troops
John Brennan says agents who went beyond agency guidelines carried out “abhorrent” acts
The black comedy received seven nods, including best comedy for film
American benchmark for crude oil price, WTI, dips below the $60 per barrel mark on Thursday
Federal judge sends case to public trial because of false car registration documents
CIA's torture practices after 9/11 have been a breeding ground for terrorism, says UN expert
Legal experts say action in international arena could spur domestic activity against those responsible for CIA torture program
Chronic kidney disease threatens sugar cane industry where workers belive illness is linked to chemicals used by the agro-industry.
As many as 15,000 turn out in host city of UN climate talks to demand climate action.
Marchers brave terrain and authorities to protest 173-mile canal that they say will negatively impact the environment, communities and Nicaraguan sovereignty
Last year, Detroit became the largest US city ever to file for bankruptcy
CIA officials defend some of the methods used and claim they led to the capture of senior al-Qaida operatives
Facebook’s service is now bigger than Twitter
Stephen Harper gets standing ovation for his rendition of “Sweet Child of Mine."
Despite a global decrease in homicide rates 475,000 people were murdered in 2012, says the Global status report on violence prevention 2014
Calls grow for perpetrators to be brought to justice over torture and detention program authorized by "the highest authorities" in the US
Appointment comes as government faces heat for scandals, yet without a great loss in votes
Canada has so far failed in 2014 to live up to its commitment to accept 1,300 Syrian refugees
Frontline fighters against the deadly epidemic celebrated for their tireless acts of courage and mercy.
Oil consumption is expected to increase in the world in 2015, as consumption of U.S. and non-OECD countries rises, says Energy Information Administration report
Enhanced interrogation techniques during Bush administration included waterboarding, nudity and sleep deprivation for as long as 180 hours, which places Americans abroad at risk, says expert
The bill funds the government through the end of next September and adheres to strict spending caps
John Kerry asked for expanded authorization to fight the terror group, including ground troops and no geographical limit
Rights group says Barack Obama's failure to prosecute may keep torture as a misguided wrongful policy option for some future American presidents
I am very well and I recovered. I can now prepare for Olympics, the 74-year-old legend says
Ban Ki-moon calls for nations to make progress in reaching global pact as top climate envoys gather at annual summit
Oil will remain the top energy source and natural gas will be used more commonly, says the US energy giant in a report
Cleveland star Lebron James wears 'I Can’t Breathe' t-shirt during warm-up
Peace talks set to resume Wednesday amidst increased calls for a bilateral cease-fire
Media reports are completely unfounded and without merit, says White House.
The administration has taken the prudent steps to ensure that the proper security precautions are in place at U.S. facilities around the globe, White House says
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