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Syria Is Top Priority For Red Cross In 2014 Despite Limited Access

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2014 | Impact

* Many civilians out of reach from Aleppo to southern border * Wounded denied medical care and hospitals under attack * ...

Ukraine Gives Protesters Ultimatum

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2014 | World

By Richard Balmforth KIEV, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Ukrainian police on Thursday gave demonstrators five days to leave public buildings they ...

American Teacher Gunned Down In Benghazi

AP | ESAM MOHAMED | Posted 02.04.2014 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Unknown assailants shot an American teacher to death as he was jogging on Thursday in Benghazi, Libyan and U.S. officials said...

Report: Sweden Key Partner For U.S. Spying On Russia

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | World

STOCKHOLM, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Sweden has been a key partner for the United States in spying on Russia, Swedish television reported on Thursday, citin...

Bank Warns 465,000 Customers About Cyber Attack

Reuters | David Henry and Jim Finkle | Posted 02.20.2014 | Technology

(Adds statements from Louisiana and Connecticut officials) By David Henry and Jim Finkle NEW YORK/BOSTON, Dec 5 (Reuters...

Thick Smog Forces Chinese Schools To Close

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | World

SHANGHAI, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Hazardous air pollution forced schools to shut or suspend outdoor activities in at least two cities in eastern China, wh...

Here's Why Obama Can't Use An iPhone

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The troubled mobile phone maker BlackBerry still has at least one very loyal customer: U.S. President Barack Obama. ...

Google's Mystery Barge Is Under Investigation

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 02.04.2014 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The agency that oversees development in the San Francisco Bay in California has begun a f...

Shell Plans Return To Offshore Drilling In Alaska

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2014 | Green

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc aims to return to Alaskan offshore drilling next July by deploying an upgraded drillship in ...

Dementia Epidemic Looms With 135 Million Sufferers Seen By 2050

Reuters | Kate Kelland | Posted 02.04.2014 | Fifty

* Alzheimer's group says 44 million people have dementia now * Global epidemic "only getting worse" as societies age * L...

Alert Mechanism On Derailed Train Was Reportedly Not In Engineer's Car

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | New York

(Updates with full service to resume on Thursday morning, paragraph 12) By Mark Hosenball Dec 4 (Reuters) - The New Yor...

Rice Accuses Russia, China Of Human Rights Abuses

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's national security adviser, in a sweeping review of global human rights practices, singled out...

U.S. Economic Mobility Hampered By Growing Wealth Gap

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - U.S. cities are increasingly divided between the rich and the poor, hampering residents'...

FDA Warns Of Faulty AEDs That Can't Deliver Shocks To The Heart

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living

Dec 4 (Reuters) - U.S. regulators have warned that some automated external defibrillators made by Philips Medical Systems may be unable to deliver p...

Obamacare Signups Surge

Reuters | Posted 12.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - About 29,000 people signed up for health insurance through the troubled HealthCare.gov website on Sunday and Monday, a n...

U.S. Plans New Bank Fraud Cases In Early 2014

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

(Adds details from interview) By David Ingram WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department plans to bring ...

Meet Luxembourg's First Gay Prime Minister

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Gay Voices

LUXEMBOURG, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Luxembourg swore in Xavier Bettel as its first openly gay prime minister on Wednesday, paving the way for the introduc...

France's National Assembly Backs Controversial Prostitution Law

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | World

PARIS, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The French lower house of parliament passed a reform of prostitution law on Wednesday imposing fines on clients, a shift to...

Poll Reveals Bad News For Obama Among Supportive Group

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

(Adds quotes from Harvard official, details) By Richard Valdmanis BOSTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Young Americans are unhappy ...

Wisconsin Lawmakers Weighing Walker Plan

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Wisconsin lawmakers on Wednesday are expected to consider delaying by three months a ...

Son Of Top Chinese Official Aids Corruption Investigation

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | World

By Benjamin Kang Lim and Ben Blanchard BEIJING, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The movements of the eldest son of retired Chinese domestic security...

Biden Urges Big Challenge

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden encouraged Chinese visa applicants to "challenge their government" during a brief meeting at the U.S...

Mass Grave Containing Bodies Of Soldiers Found In Mali

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | World

BAMAKO, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Malian authorities have found a mass grave containing the bodies of soldiers in the southern garrison town of Kati, milita...

UN Launches Green Climate Fund With Little Of Promised Money

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Green

By Stian Reklev and Choonsik Yoo Dec 4 (Reuters) - The Green Climate Fund, designed as the United Nations' most important funding body...

China Rejects U.S. Corn Shipment After Discovering Unapproved GMOs

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Green

By Niu Shuping and David Stanway BEIJING, Dec 4 (Reuters) - China has rejected five batches of U.S. corn tainted with a genetically-mo...