Mayor Rob Ford asked council to do away with a bylaw that required stores to charge five cents for plastic bags. Instead, council opted to excise the bags altogether.
A new billion-dollar bridge between Detroit and Windsor., the busiest border crossing from Canada to the U.S., will create 10,000 new jobs on the U.S. side, and it'll be built with U.S. and Canadian steel.
Mariela Castro, staunch advocate and supporter of LGBT causes, daughter of Raul Castro and neice to Fidel Castro, is coming to the United States.
Two thousand shrimp workers from Cambodia and Myanmar suffered human rights abuses and indentured servitude at the hands of Walmart.
Thailand's developed infrastructure, in combination with substandard law enforcement, typically makes for almost effortless smuggling.
The report amounts to a stinging indictment of the United States in the area of labor rights.
Gov. Jerry Brown, D-Calif., signed legislation Oct. 7 to ban the possession or sale of shark fins in California, which may save countless sharks.
Public opinion on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border is reacting angrily to a program called Operation Fast and Furious, through which the ATF deliberately allowed thousands of automatic weapons to be smuggled into Mexico
People all over the world have had their eyes on Egypt the past ten days because of the dramatic events unfolding there. Al Jazeera, the Doha, Qatar-based satellite news network has been a key way for the world to access live footage.
The FBI is the subject of world ridicule after a widely circulated image of Osama bin-Laden, digitally updated for age, was withdrawn following the revelation that the actual photo was of left-wing Spanish lawmaker Gaspar Llamzares.