Heat wave kills more than 1,100 in India

May 28, 2015 in International

Stifling heat has killed more than 1,100 people in India in less than one week. The worst-hit area is the southeastern state of Andhra Pradesh, where authorities say 852 people have died in the heat wave. Another 266 have died in the neighboring state of Telangana. India...

John Nash killed in car crash

May 27, 2015 in International

Mathematician John Nash, a Nobel Prize winner whose longtime struggle with mental illness inspired the movie “A Beautiful Mind”, was killed in a car crash along with his wife in New Jersey, state police said on Sunday. The couple were in a taxi when the driver...

Cuba establishes banking relationship in US

May 20, 2015 in International

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — Cuba has established a banking relationship in the United States, clearing another major obstacle to the countries re-establishing diplomatic relations, a senior State Department official said Tuesday. The official refused to identify the bank, though news reports had suggested Cuba was...