Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Eighteen countries around the world expressly allow transgender personnel to serve, including major US allies like Australia, Britain, Canada, Sweden and New Zealand
NEW YORK - Agence France-Presse
Millions of people across the United States on Monday made last minute preparations for an unusually bitter Arctic blast that could send temperatures plummeting to their coldest in 20 years.
DENVER - Agence France-Presse
Marijuana users celebrated Wednesday as Colorado became the first US state to allow retail cannabis sales, putting it in the vanguard of efforts across the country to legalize the drug.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
The US National Security Agency is making strides toward building a "quantum computer" that could break nearly any kind of encryption, The Washington Post reported Thursday.
OVENTIC, Mexico - Agence France-Presse
Thousands of people gathered in a southern Mexico rebel bastion on Jan. 1 to mark the 20th anniversary of the Zapatista movement's New Year's Day uprising
CARACAS - Agence France-Presse
Gunmen killed a former Miss Venezuela and her British-born partner in front of their young daughter in an attack that shocked the crime-plagued nation, authorities said Tuesday.
NEW YORK - The Associated Press
Bill de Blasio was sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City on Wednesday, becoming the first Democrat to occupy City Hall in nearly two decades
Snow, high winds and a glacial chill hit the northeastern United States Friday as a blast of brutal wintry weather bore down on many states and major cities, snarling air traffic.
SAN SALVADOR - Agence France-Presse
Some 2,000 people were evacuated in eastern El Salvador Sunday when the Chaparrastique volcano belched and spewed a column of ashes high into the sky.
ALBANY, New York - Agence France-Presse
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to add New York to the 20 states allowing medical marijuana use.
WASHINGTON – Agence France-Presse
Just six months after first leaking NSA secrets, Snowden is declaring "mission's already accomplished"
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