- At Least 9 Dead as Militants Attack Hotel in Somali Capital
Al-Shabab militants blasted their way into a Mogadishu hotel on Friday and took up positions inside, killing at least nine people and exchanging fire with security forces seeking to recapture the facility, a Somali police official said.
The Associated Press. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 27 Mar 201520:52:19 GMT.
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- Battling Nightmare Infections: US CDC's Plan to Beat Supberbugs
With painstaking effort, a group of Chicago hospitals has managed to cut by half the number of infections caused by an especially deadly type of superbug. Now U.S. health officials want that kind of campaign to go national. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 13:34:20 -0400.
- Kerry Cancels Trip Home As Iran Talks Intensify
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has cancelled plans to return to the United States for an event honoring Edward Kennedy in order to remain at the ongoing Iran nuclear talks in Switzerland.
Radio Liberty. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:28:43 +0000.
- Busting Myths About High-Growth Companies
Think all fast-growing companies in the U.S. are high-tech firms in California fueled by flashy venture capitalists? Think again.
By Mary Ellen Biery. Forbes. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 11:26:00 GMT.
- US to Submit Plans to Fight Global Warming While Others Delay
The United States will submit plans for slowing global warming to the United Nations early this week, but most governments will miss an informal March 31 deadline, complicating work on a global climate deal due in December. The U.S. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:14:44 -0400.
- Haji Wright, a Rising 17-Year-Old American, Is Said to Join the Cosmos
The Cosmos are expected to formally announce the signing of Wright, a star for the United States’ under-17 national team, as early as Monday.
Howard Megdal. International Herald Tribune. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 01:58:02 GMT.
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- VIDEO: How one US school is battling obesity
Newsround reporter Ricky visited the United States to see how a school in Philadelphia is tackling obesity.
BBC News. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:04:45 GMT.
- U.S. Senate approves military spending boost, cuts to health care in budget
Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate early Friday, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack Obama over the GOP's goals of slicing spending and dismantling his health care law.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:00:43 EDT.
- Nuclear deal USA-Iran could usher in a new era
An agreement would also boost the legacies of the presidents of both Iran and the United States.
Mail & Guardian. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200.
- Woods 'expecting' to make Ryder Cup
United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III says Tiger Woods is confident of qualifying for the 2016 team.
BBC News. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 23:55:28 GMT.
- Thomas Piketty on the Euro Zone: 'We Have Created a Monster'
In an interview with SPIEGEL, celebrated French economist Thomas Piketty speaks about Alexis Tsipras' election victory in Greece, Europe's inability to fix its financial woes and what EU leaders can learn from the United States.
Spiegel Online. Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:06:31 +0100.