|Vittorio Hernandez |||Apr 30, 2015 08:48 AM EDT|
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake denied on Wednesday that she issued a stand-down directive to police officers, which is raising questions if the alleged order was the reason behind the violence and looting on Monday.
|Vittorio Hernandez |||Apr 30, 2015 07:34 AM EDT|
A 28-year-old survivor of Nepal's devastating earthquake was rescued on Tuesday. Rishi Khanal was trapped for 82 hours under the collapsed Kathmandu Hotel.
|Vittorio Hernandez |||Apr 30, 2015 03:18 AM EDT|
Maui rescuers found on Wednesday morning a 65-year-old woman with injuries on her torso, indicating she was the victim of a shark attack. The unresponsive woman was taken from the water of a popular surfing destination, the Ahihi-Kinau Natural Area Reserve, located south of Big Beach at Makena State Park.
|Vittorio Hernandez |||Apr 30, 2015 01:33 AM EDT|
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did actually apologize for the thousands of comfort women that Japanese soldiers used as sex slaves during World War II. However, he did not make it during his Wednesday address before the U.S. Congress but during a Tuesday press conference with U.S. President Barack Obama.
|Vittorio Hernandez |||Apr 30, 2015 01:24 AM EDT|
Beginning May 1, Chinese amateur forecasters are prohibited by the Chinese Meteorological Administration from publishing their weather reports. Violators of the ban could face a fine of up to 50,000 yuan or $8,000.
|Vittorio Hernandez |||Apr 29, 2015 10:39 PM EDT|
Even if there were no injured climbers during the powerful Saturday Nepal earthquake that shook and devastated Nepal, China abruptly ended the climbing season for Mount Everest. That means spring climbing the world's tallest peak from China's side is over.
|Vittorio Hernandez |||Apr 29, 2015 09:20 AM EDT|
Twitter is blaming science firm Selerity and NASDAQ for the 18 percent drop in the shareprice of the popular microblogging site on Tuesday because of the leak of Twitter's quarterly result on - where else, but Twitter.
|Vittorio Hernandez |||Apr 29, 2015 08:31 AM EDT|
As rescuers dig more dead bodies from earthquake-ravaged area in Nepal, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala hints that the death toll from the April 25 magnitude-7.9 tremor could rise to 10,000 from the current 5,000 plus.
|Vittorio Hernandez |||Apr 29, 2015 07:28 AM EDT|
Like the rest of the United States, the nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court were divided on the issue of same-sex marriage on the first day of discussions on Tuesday.
|Vittorio Hernandez |||Apr 29, 2015 12:47 AM EDT|
Indonesia stood by its stand that drug smugglers don't deserve to live. At 12:25 a.m. of Wednesday, it executed by firing squad eight convicted drug smugglers, including Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran of Australia.
|Vittorio Hernandez |||Apr 28, 2015 07:55 PM EDT|
The Mexican fast food chain that is drawing crowds, Chipotle, made dining history on Monday by announcing it would no longer serve genetically modified food. The move is in response to a growing public clamor against GMO food.
|Vittorio Hernandez |||Apr 28, 2015 07:52 PM EDT|
Another tiger has been caught in Chinese President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption drive launched in late 2012. He is Wang Tiangpu, the president of state-owned Sinopec Group.
|Vittorio Hernandez |||Apr 28, 2015 07:45 PM EDT|
Gays throughout the United States are awaiting how the U.S. Supreme Court would tackle the challenge raised by lesbian Michigan nurses April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse. A landmark decision by the high court could possibly make same-sex marriages legal not only in Michigan but also in the remaining 49 states.
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