Kathleen Foody, Associated Press | Posted Oct 10th - 11:20am
Mattie Jackson's screened porch has an open-door policy. Relatives and friends are likely to walk up at any time and take a seat on the green iron furniture next to the woman known best as "Miss Mattie" in southeast Atlanta's Peoplestown neighborhood.
Turkey's government says it has imposed a temporary news blackout following two blasts that killed 86 people who were gathering for a peace rally in the capital Ankara. The attack was Turkey's deadliest in recent years.
David Klepper and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 9:10pm
The New York subway system was a gleaming symbol of American ingenuity when it opened in 1904. Now it rattles along past aging stops, controlled by cloth-insulated electrical wiring and signal devices almost as old as the tunnels themselves.
A Brazilian judge has issued a temporary restraining order against recently approved legislation that banned the use of smartphone-based ride-hailing-apps like Uber in Rio de Janeiro, the country's second largest city.
Frank Bajak, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 7:20pm
The world's top development banks pledged Friday to boost their funding to lessen climate change's impact, aiming for the goal of $100 billion a year that rich countries have pledged to transfer to developing countries by 2020.
Sara Burnett, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 7:12pm
Captured in a documentary that brought national attention to Chicago's violence, CeaseFire deployed former gang members and felons to intervene in feuds that too often ended in fatal gunfire on the city's streets.