New York, Jan 27, The American middle class dream is fast getting out of reach for more and more people as tough economic times take toll on their incomes and quality of life, says a study by the US Commerce Department.
New York, Jan 27, The US Tuesday raised concern over the flow of heavy weapons into southern Sudan, where violence has increased as the region prepares for elections in April.
Mexico City, Jan 25, Five fugitives wanted on rape, drug and murder charges have been extradited by the Mexican government to the US, authorities said.
Cairo/Washington, Jan 25, An audiotape purportedly from Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden broadcast on al-Jazeera Sunday warned the US will face fresh attacks if it does not change its foreign policy.
Washington, Jan 25, A 16-year-old American girl has embarked on a quest to become the youngest person to sail around the world, adding some competition to an effort already underway by an Australian girl.
Washington, Jan 25, Work continued Sunday to clean up hundreds of thousands of litres of oil spilled out into the harbour of Port Arthur, in the US state of Texas, after a tanker collided with a tugboat Saturday.
Miami, Jan 23, A group of 80 Haitian orphans waiting to be adopted landed Friday at Miami International Airport, where they where handed over by the authorities to their American adoptive parents.
Geneva, Jan 23, A Swiss court issued a ruling Friday halting the transfer of UBS AG client data to the United States, putting in doubt a landmark agreement reached over the summer between the US and Swiss governments.
Washington, Jan 22, The US proposes to engage Russia, China and India this year as it tries to bring stability to Afghanistan and Pakistan while it continues its mission to “disrupt, dismantle, and defeat Al Qaeda and its safe havens in Pakistan”.
Washington, Jan 22, Calling India “a country of endless unrealised potential,” a strategic think tank has suggested that in the 2010s it “will grow, but in a wildly unpredictable and uneven manner” leaving “fantastic expectations” unrealised.