Christine Armario, Associated Press | Posted Dec 3rd - 10:11pm
About a year ago, trucks full of building materials began arriving at the Santa Ifigenia cemetery in the eastern Cuban city of Santiago. On Saturday, a white cloth was draped over a new structure near the mausoleum for Cuban independence leader Jose Marti.
China and Taiwan have been separately ruled since the Chinese civil war of the 1940s, but China claims sovereignty over the island and insists the two sides eventually unify. The status of Taiwan became an issue this weekend after President-elect Donald Trump broke with long-standing tradition and directly spoke with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, drawing an irritated response from China.
George Jahn and Kiyoko Metzler, Associated Press | Posted Dec 3rd - 5:53pm
Breaking with years of inaction, OPEC agreed Wednesday to cut its oil output for the first time since 2008. The move effectively scraps its strategy of squeezing U.S. competition through high supply that had backfired by lowering prices and draining the cartel's own economies.
Annie Mabus smashed a bottle of sparkling wine from a Denver vineyard against the Navy's newest attack submarine Saturday, christening it the Colorado as the vessel prepares to join a fleet expected to number more than 300 ships by 2019.
The 22-year-old woman who was pulled from the rubble of a collapsed building in South Dakota was on the phone with rescuers and her parents for hours and she provided crucial information as they tried to find her.
Deepti Hajela, Associated Press | Posted Dec 3rd - 2:32pm
For most New Yorkers, subways and buses are necessities of city living that fall right behind food, clothing and shelter. But with the price of 30-day MetroCard transit pass at $116.50, and possibly primed to rise as high as $121, they're also on the verge of becoming unaffordable for the 1.7 million city residents living in poverty.
Russell Contreras and Sophia Tareen, Associated Press | Posted Dec 3rd - 12:50pm
Universities and colleges in several states are considering labeling themselves "sanctuary campuses" amid fears from immigrant students and pressure from activists following the election of Donald Trump.
Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | Posted Dec 3rd - 12:00pm
The next Congress will begin work immediately next year toward repealing President Barack Obama's health care law but delay the changes as Republicans try to come up with an alternative, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday.
Paola Flores and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press | Posted Dec 3rd - 11:30am
The U.S. could downgrade the country's aviation safety rating because of irregularities that may have contributed to this week's crash of a chartered plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team, Bolivia's Defense Minister said Saturday.