Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The United States and Cuba made a historic breakthrough in their Cold War stand-off Wednesday, moving to revive diplomatic ties and ease a five-decade US trade embargo against its communist foe.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
Jeb Bush, son to one former US president and brother to another, threw his hat into the ring for the 2016 race Tuesday, announcing he was laying the groundwork for a campaign.
A laser weapon deployed aboard the USS Ponce in the Gulf has performed beyond expectations in four months of operational testing, the chief of Navy research said
NEW YORK - Agence France-Presse
Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in New York and Washington on Dec. 13, stepping up demonstrations across the United States demanding justice for black men killed by white police.
CIA torture of al-Qaeda suspects was far more brutal than acknowledged, did not produce useful intelligence and was so poorly managed it lost track of detainees, , a scathing US Senate report revealed
LANGLEY, United States - Agence France-Presse
John Brennan has admitted some interrogators had used 'abhorrent' tactics in the past decade
BERKELEY, Calif./NEW YORK - Reuters
More NBA players joined ongoing nationwide protests against police violence on Dec. 10 night and dozens of demonstrators again briefly blocked a Californian freeway
The CIA declassified a letter Dec. 11 that suggests US intelligence had grave doubts about part of the case made by former president George W. Bush's White House to justify the war in Iraq.
CONCORD, Massachusetts - The Associated Press
Henry David Thoreau famously wrote of 'the sunshine of a winter's day,' and now the simple place that inspired him the most is going solar
LIMA - Agence France-Presse
Environmental activist group Greenpeace apologized on Dec. 10 for a protest it organized at the ancient Nazca Lines etched in a desert in Peru
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate on Dec. 9 crowned their whirlwind tour of New York with a glittering gala dinner to raise money for the university where they fell in love.
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