Brazil's Senate on Friday began the second day of deliberations in a trial to decide whether to permanently remove President Dilma Rousseff from office. While the formal accusations against Rousseff are related to her management of the federal budget, the leadership fight involves much more. The Associated Press explains how we got to this point and how the trial is likely to play out.
Bruce Smith, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 7:40am
Faculty and students at the Charleston School of Law are scheduled to discuss a new development in the case of a black teenager electrocuted more than 70 years ago for the killings of two white girls in a segregated South Carolina mill town.
Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 7:30am
The U.S. economy expanded at a sluggish 1.1 percent pace this spring as businesses sharply reduced their stockpiles of goods and spent less on new buildings and equipment. Yet most analysts forecast much faster growth in the summer and fall, fueled by healthy consumer spending.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that Britain's decision to leave the European Union has exposed the need for better communication within the bloc that is facing security and economic challenges.
Kevin Freking, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 6:40am
President Barack Obama will expand a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating a safe zone for tuna, sea turtles and thousands of other species in what will be the world's largest marine protected area.
Martha Bellisle, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 1:23am
The son of a Russian lawmaker has been convicted of hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card information and orchestrating an international online theft scheme that netted him millions of dollars.
New Zealand's national airline on Friday posted a record profit thanks to surging tourism and lower fuel costs, but warned it expected increased competition from rival international carriers in the year ahead.
Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 12:23am
A Pacific Northwest tribe is traveling nearly 5,000 miles across Canada and the United States with a 22-foot-tall totem pole on a flatbed truck in a symbolic journey meant to galvanize opposition to fossil fuel infrastructure projects they believe will imperil native lands.