Travis Loller, Associated Press | Posted Aug 25th - 9:50am
Private prison operator Corrections Corporation of America is trying to seal from public view documents in a lawsuit that claim female visitors to a Tennessee prison were forced to undergo strip searches to prove they were menstruating.
Officials have revised Spain's quarterly economic growth figure for the April-June period upward, from 0.7 percent to 0.8 percent, welcome news for a country in its eighth month without a fully functioning government.
Peter Prengaman, Associated Press | Posted Aug 25th - 9:00am
Brazil's Senate on Thursday began deliberating whether to permanently remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, the final step in a leadership fight that has paralyzed Congress and cast a pall over a nation in the midst of a severe recession.
Business confidence in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, has dropped unexpectedly as managers' assessment of both their current and future situations darkened following Britain's decision to leave the European Union, a survey showed Thursday.
A committee is discussing ways to try to stop people from jumping to their deaths from the Ravenel Bridge linking Charleston and Mount Pleasant after more than two dozen people have killed themselves since the bridge was opened more than a decade ago.
Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press | Posted Aug 25th - 8:33am
In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality — in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park.