Workers in Guatemala are continuing to search through rubble and debris for survivors of a landslide on the outskirts of the capital. Hundreds are still missing.
The gunman who killed nine people at a college in Oregon on Thursday also shot himself, US authorities have said. They previously thought he was killed by attending police officers.
The US is permitting the sale of retail cannabis in three states. The shift toward legalization has called the federal government's drug policy - and its commitment to a UN treaty - in question. Spencer Kimball reports.
Flags are being flown at half-staff across the United States following the shooting at a rural community college in Oregon that left nine people dead and seven injured. The killer possessed more than a dozen weapons.
A rain-soaked hillside has collapsed onto a neighborhood on the outskirts of Guatemala's capital. At least 26 people were killed in the landslide while scores are missing.
The US president has rejected Russia's military action in Syria as a dead-end strategy. President Barack Obama said Moscow risked becoming 'stuck in a quagmire' and strengthening so-called 'Islamic State' (IS).
Authorities have said the man responsible for a mass shooting at a rural community college in Oregon was armed with multiple guns. In the wake of the massacre, new details about the shooter continue to emerge.
Dilma Rousseff has announced major changes to her government as part of a cost-saving measure. The move comes as certain elements in the government seek to impeach her.
US surveillance in Germany has been depicted as normal by the former head of Germany's BND foreign intelligence agency. August Hanning says "everyone" must anticipate telephone eavesdropping.
Police have identified the man suspected of killing nine people in a mass shooting at a US college. President Barack Obama called on Americans to pressure their legislators on firearms policy.
A mass shooting struck another school in America, this time a community college in Oregon. Jonathan Metzl, an expert on gun violence and mental health, says school shootings are on the rise in the US.
The US state of Virginia has executed a man convicted of killing a number of people over several years. Up to the last minute, Alfredo Prieto's lawyers had appealed his death sentence on cruelty grounds.
Colombian government negotiators and the FARC guerrilla group are returning to Havana for peace talks. For the first time in 50 years, momentum appears to be building toward a permanent detente.
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