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In a major address, Hassan Rouhani used the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution to say that negotiations with the U.S. and others is the best path for Iran.
The tipped minimum wage has been stuck at $2.13 an hour since 1991, but legislation before Congress could finally change that.
German Natalie Geisenberger's winning margin of 1.139 seconds was the largest at the Olympics since 1964, the sport's first year at the games. The American Hamlin says of her medal, "It's surreal, really."
The stance taken by the technology firms provided a public boost to "The Day We Fight Back," a day of protest against government spying.
Speaker John Boehner announced the plan after a poll of House Republicans failed to show enough support for a plan tying the debt limit hike to a reversal of a cut to military pensions.
Based on erroneous figures, the automaker was criticized for paying Mary Barra too little. To correct the record, GM released full details of their new CEO's pay package.
Sociologist, public intellectual and Jamaican-born Stuart Hall, the man who helped shape conversations about race and gender, has died at 82.
The refugees were reportedly leaving the besieged city of Homs on the same day that a United Nations aid convoy came under fire.
An admiral in charge of Iran's 'Northern Navy' said "fleets" are already making way for Atlantic waters, but he did not say the number or type of vessels.
As the U.S. Postal Service continues to lose money, a new report suggests a way to add to its bottom line: offer banklike services.
A suicide bomber blew himself up at the gates of a Syrian prison Thursday, freeing hundreds of inmates in the city of Aleppo, activists said.
A coalition announced Thursday that it does support labeling, but it wants a federal standard to be voluntary. Also, it wants to keep states from passing any more mandatory labeling measures.
Ralph Kiner, a home run-hitting Hall of Famer who starred for the Pittsburgh Pirates and later helped define the New York Mets' broadcasts, has died at 91. He was a frequent all-star who later became a favorite of Mets fans and players.
The stray dogs roaming Russia's Olympics venues have already become the unofficial mascots of the Winter Games. Olympics officials say no healthy dogs will be destroyed, but animal rights groups worry.
Scientists working in Central America have discovered an unexpected consequence of the drug war: deforestation. For the Fronteras Desk, Laurel Morales reports.
Google would significantly change the ways it displays some search results in Europe in favor of its competitors. See before and after screenshots of the concessions.