US markets will likely face little long-term fallout if Greece defaults on its debt. Policymakers in Washington are more concerned about the security implications of Greece exiting the eurozone.
After firing many a reality hopeful on NBC's "The Apprentice," billionaire Donald Trump has himself been sacked by the network. NBC ended its relationship with Trump over his "derogatory statements" on immigrants.
The US Supreme Court has ruled states can use a disputed drug in lethal injections. Dr. Allen Ault, who oversaw executions, tells DW about the human cost of the death penalty for the condemned and their executioners.
The second escapee in a brazen prison break in the US state of New York has been shot and captured alive. David Sweat, whose accomplice was shot and killed two days ago, had been sought by authorities for three weeks.
White House hopefuls from the Republican party have shown their ire at the Supreme Court's ruling to allow gay marriage across the country. Mike Huckabee also criticized the US president for changing sides on the issue.
Three people killed in a racist shooting at a Bible study have been laid to rest in Charleston. Debate continues about whether South Carolina should continue to fly the Confederate flag, a symbol of slavery.
Police in the US state of New York have shot dead a convicted killer who had escaped Dannemora maximum security jail twenty days ago. A second convict is still on the run but police are closing in.
Eulogizing a black minister killed in a racist attack on a Charleston church, US President Barack Obama has urged Americans to eliminate symbols of oppression. He also brought up tighter gun control.
Thousands of demonstrators have rallied against the administration of President Rafael Correa, demanding he step down. The South American country has witnessed unrest in recent weeks after Correa proposed new tax laws.
An excursion plane flying over the Alaskan fjords has gone down, killing everyone on board. The flight was part of a voyage for the Holland America cruise line.
US President Barack Obama's health care reform has won another victory over its opponents. But according to Edmund Haislmaier of the Heritage Foundation, conservatives will continue to fight the Affordable Care Act.
The US Supreme Court has decided to retain tax subsidies crucial to the implementation of Obamacare. The decision would enable millions of US citizens to continue to profit from low-cost health insurance.
A US federal court has sentenced Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death. Ahead of his condemnation, Tsarnaev apologized to his victims, speaking publicly for the first time since the 2013 attack.
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