In early March, Barack and Michelle Obama appeared in an exclusive Facebook video from the White House. The topic was bullying prevention, and it was by far the highest profile in the series of online conversations the social-media behemoth has produced with various members of Congress and federal and state officials in recent months.
14 Killed on Sports Field in Honduras Gunmen opened fire on a group of people on a neighborhood sports field in northern Honduras and killed at least 14, the authorities said Saturday. “Ten were killed on the field and four more died on their way to the hospital, Leonel Sauceda, a spokesman for Honduras’ Security […]
A former “enemy combatant” who was held in a South Carolina Naval brig for six years with no charges was sentenced Thursday to eight years and four months in prison, a Justice Department spokesman said. The 73-year-old bridge spans the San Francisco Bay and carries an average of 280,000 vehicles daily, according to the state transportation department
A rising Canadian folk singer was killed by coyotes this week in a national park in Nova Scotia, a park spokesman said Thursday.
China is preparing to launch a trade investigation into whether US carmakers are being unfairly subsidised by the US government, according to people familiar with the matter.
The Internet’s most popular search engine should get smarter about music, as Google updates the algorithms that power its searches this week, a company spokesman said. “It wasn’t really like going to the movies, it was more of going to a V.I.P.
Taliban militants attacked a private guesthouse in central Kabul on Wednesday morning, killing up to six U.N. staff members and wounding nine more, according to a U.N
Iceland is losing its only three McDonald’s restaurants as a result of the poor economic situation in the country.
Federal investigators have interviewed the pilots of a Northwest Airlines flight that overshot the airport in Minneapolis, Minnesota, last week, a National Transportation Safety Board spokesman said on Sunday.
Pakistani troops have seized a key village in the Taliban stronghold of South Waziristan as they stepped up their offensive against militants in the country’s northwestern region. Two missiles hit a militant hideout in the village of Damadola, in the border district of Bajaur, a Pakistani military and political officials said