Even though he will not compete in the London Olympics under his country's flag, South Sudan native Guor Marial basks with pride as the first athlete from the world's youngest nation in the global arena.
The man accused of opening fire in a crowded movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, is set to make his first court appearance Monday, giving the public its first look at the suspect since his arrest in an attack that authorities say was planned mon
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, an outspoken advocate of stricter gun-control laws, said in a radio interview Friday the two candidates for president needed to take a firmer line in addressing gun violence.
President Barack Obama's campaign said Friday it was canceling the second of two campaign events following a deadly shooting at a movie theater in Colorado. He will address the shooting at a first event at 11:20 a.m.
Law enforcement officers have found "items of interest" in the apartment of the suspect in the Colorado movie theater mass shooting Friday, a federal law enforcement source involved in the investigation says.
Gasoline prices have risen 10 cents a gallon in the last two weeks, following a rise in oil prices spurred by increasing tensions with Iran, an easing of the crisis in Europe, and hopes for more stimulus from central banks.