A Black Lives Matter protest shut down the Bay Bridge in San Francisco causing hundreds of cars to get stuck in a massive traffic jam.
Hong Kong bookseller’s disappearance sparks protests outside Beijing representative office. Julie Noce reports. Continue reading
A man who was so distracted by his cellphone didn’t see a 60-foot drop in front of him and tumbled to his death off a California cliff on Christmas Day.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announce the birth of their daughter and say they will give away 99 percent of their Facebook shares to a new charity.
In a new report released by U.N. Children’s Agency (UNICEF), the organisation warns that the number of child brides in Africa could more than double to 310 million by 2050, if current practices continue. Just over one in three African girls marry before the age of 18, most commonly in poor, rural families which often receive a bride price or dowry in exchange for their daughter.
City officials estimate 3.5 million spectators will crowd New York City to watch Macy’s annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, held under tight security two weeks after the attacks in Paris. Jillian Kitchener reports. Continue reading
In an address before a joint meeting of Congress , Pope Francis praised capitalism but urged the American people to use it as a force for good.
German Justice Minister Heiko Maas says Facebook must delete posts inciting hatred following a spate of violent anti-refugee protests.
India’s iconic Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world, makes its debut on microblogging site Twitter and becomes the first monument in the world to have its own handle.
A girl who was denied an abortion at age 10 gives birth to baby girl in Paraguay; former stepfather pending trial for rape.