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Ukraine To Screen One Million Civil Servants For Loyalty

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2014 | World

KIEV, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Ukraine's prime minister said on Wednesday that one million civil servants, including from government ranks, will be scree...

Yellowstone To Kill 900 Bison During Winter Cull

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2014 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman Sept 16 (Reuters) - Yellowstone National Park plans to reduce its bison population this winter by as many as 900 he...

Richard III Cause Of Death Revealed

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2014 | Science

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists in Britain have given blow-by-blow details of King Richard III's death at the Battle of Bo...

Mississippi Coroner Tells Residents To Shoot Intruders

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2014 | Crime

Sept 16 (Reuters) - A Mississippi coroner who advised residents to arm themselves and shoot home intruders said on Tuesday that he had been angered ...

Russia Threatens To Send More Troops To Crimea

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2014 | World

By Thomas Grove MOSCOW, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Russia threatened to send more troops to its newly-annexed territory of Crimea on Tuesday,...

World Hunger Decreasing, But 1 In 9 People Still Undernourished

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2014 | Impact

* Global hunger rate falling but more action needed - agencies * Progress in some countries masks struggles in others *...

$1 BILLION Needed For The Fight Against Ebola

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN and KRISTA LARSON | Posted 09.16.2014 | World

GENEVA (AP) — The number of Ebola cases could start doubling every three weeks in West Africa, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, warning t...

Nigeria Sentences 12 Soldiers To Death For Mutiny In Boko Haram Fight

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2014 | World

ABUJA, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Nigeria's military authorities have sentenced 12 soldiers to death by firing squad for mutiny in the northe...

Deadly Blast Hits Near U.S. Embassy In Kabul

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2014 | World

(Adds at least one person killed) KABUL, Sept 16 (Reuters) - A huge explosion rattled windows in Afghanistan's capital early on Tuesda...

Fighting Climate Change Makes Economic Sense, Study Finds

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2014 | Green

By Alister Doyle and William Schomberg OSLO/LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Investments to help fight climate change can also spur economi...

Obama To Send Military Forces To Fight Ebola In Africa

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD and JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he or...

Walmart Flack Resigns After Allegedly Lying About Having College Diploma

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business

Sept 15 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Chief Spokesman David Tovar resigned after the company allegedly found that he had lied about his academic...

Girl Who Killed Gun Instructor Gets Support From Victim's Family

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2014 | Crime

(Adds background, link to video) By Daniel Wallis Sept 15 (Reuters) - The children of an Arizona gun range instructor w...

Governor Vows To Bring Gunman To Justice After 'Assault On Society'

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

By Joe McDonald BLOOMING GROVE, Pa., Sept 15 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett on Monday called the deadly ambush on a st...

Hurricane Odile Leaves Path Of Devastation Behind In Mexico

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2014 | Green

* Los Cabos resort hammered by storm * More than 90 pct of power supplies to southern area knocked out (Adds details on storm weak...

Mark, Jenny Sanford Head To Mediation Over Latest Divorce Dispute

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., Sept 15 (Reuters) - South Carolina U.S. congressman Mark Sanford and his former wife have agreed t...

As Many As 700 Migrants Feared Drowned In Single Week

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2014 | World

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Sept 15 (Reuters) - More than 700 people fleeing Africa and the Middle East may have drowned in shipwrec...

No Rescue Mission For British ISIS Hostage

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2014 | World

By Michael Holden LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Britain ruled out a mission by special forces to rescue a Briton whose life was threaten...

Vulnerable North Carolina Democrat Takes Lead In Senate Race, Polls Find

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

By Colleen Jenkins WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept 15 (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Kay Hagan is leading her Republican challenger among likely v...

Belgian Prisoner Granted Request To Die After Years Of Mental Anguish

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2014 | World

By Robert-Jan Bartunek BRUSSELS, Sept 15 (Reuters) - A Belgian murderer and rapist serving a life sentence is to be allowed to have do...

REPORT: Major Farms Indiscriminately Use Antibiotics In Chicken Feed

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2014 | Green

(This story is the first in a series, "Farmaceuticals".) By Brian Grow and P.J. Huffstutter ATLANTA/CHICAGO, Sept 15 (Re...

Minimum Wage Hike Finds Hope In U.S. Heartland

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's push to raise the minimum wage, which has largely found succ...

Group Of Writers Issue Warning To Amazon

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Writers published by Hachette Book Group and their allies are planning to appeal directly to the board of Amazon.com Inc to find a way out...

Health Officials Warn Of Possible Measles Exposure At Seattle Airport

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living

SEATTLE, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Health officials in Washington state on Sunday warned people who used Seattle-Tacoma International Airport this month t...

Obama Was 'Shocked' By Ray Rice Video

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 14 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama was shocked by the video showing Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancee and the White House bel...