WASHINGTON—Democrat Hillary Clinton's campaign will take part in a Wisconsin recount of votes cast in the U.S. presidential race won by Republican Donald Trump, a campaign official said on Saturday. Wisconsin's election board on Friday approved the recount requested by Green Party candidate Jill Stein. She has said she wants to guarantee the integrity of the U.S. voting system since computer hacking had marked the Nov. 8 election.
HAVANA (Reuters) - Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who built a communist state on the doorstep of the United States and for five decades defied U.S. efforts to topple...
Overall, crowds were thin at U.S. malls and stores on Black Friday morning, formerly the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, and online channels were expected to show the strongest gains in sales over last year. Consumers' greater interest in shopping online was reflected in glitches for the Macy's Inc website, which was overwhelmed and forced many customers to wait to enter the site. The retailer said it was witnessing heavy customer traffic.
WASHINGTON—Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein said Friday her push for election recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania was aimed at assessing the integrity of the U.S. voting system, not at undermining Donald Trump's White House victory.
CANNON BALL, N.D. - The September decision by the Obama administration to delay final approval for the Dakota Access Pipeline was intended to give federal officials more time to consult with Native American tribes that have faced dispossession from lands for decades. But the delays have also caused increased consternation among company officials and led to growing violence between law enforcement and protesters, with both sides decrying the actions of the other in recent days.
SAN FRANCISCO—Four California inmates cut through the bars of a second-story jail window and rappelled down the building's side in an overnight escape bid, authorities said on Thursday. Two of the inmates who broke out of the Santa Clara County jail in San Jose were caught immediately, but the others remain at large, the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.
MEXICO CITY— Hundreds of mariachi folk musicians filled the streets of Mexico City on Tuesday to celebrate and serenade the feast day of Cecilia, the patron saint of music. Clad in their traditional cropped jackets and wide sombreros, the mariachi guitarists, trumpeters and violinists played songs and marched in procession to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe. For years, Mexico City's mariachis have gathered to honor Saint Cecilia's feast day on Nov 22. Cecilia was an early Roman martyr who is often represented in art by a harp.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA -- (REUTERS) Veteran actress Florence Henderson, best known to a generation of baby boomers as all-American mother Carol Brady in the 1970s sitcom "The Brady Bunch," has...
SAN ANTONIO — A 31-year-old man suspected in the ambush killing of a police detective in Texas has apologized to the officer's family and said he "lashed out" in anger after several custody battles. Otis McKane was arrested Monday for the killing of 50-year-old Benjamin Marconi, a 20-year veteran of the San Antonio force who was gunned down as he sat in his squad car outside the department's headquarters. As he was escorted by officers outside the building late Monday, McKane told reporters he had been involved in several custody battles.
The driver charged with homicide in a Tennessee elementary school bus crash that killed five children and critically injured six others appeared to be speeding in the moments leading up to the wreck, police said. Johnthony Walker, 24, was driving the bus full of students home from Chattanooga's Woodmore Elementary School when, just before 4 p.m. CST, it veered off a road, flipped onto its side and smashed into a tree and telephone poll, according to a police affidavit.