Snowstorm, deep freeze leaves four dead in U.S. South

ATLANTA (Reuters) – A winter storm that caused at least four deaths in the U.S. South brought record low temperatures on Wednesday to parts of the region, where it coated roads with ice, snapped power lines and prompted public school closures. Powered by WPeMatico  ...

Wave of looting shutters stores, spreads fear in Venezuela

A wave of looting by hungry mobs across Venezuela has left streets of shuttered shops in provincial towns and pushed some store owners to arm themselves with guns and machetes, stirring fear that the turmoil could spread to the capital Caracas. Powered by WPeMatico  ...

Jewish DREAM Act supporters say “Let my people stay!”

Jewish activist groups occupied the Russell building on Capitol Hill on Wednesday in support of immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children, and to demand that Congress include a clean DREAM Act in the government funding bill. Rough cut (no reporter...

Palestinian teen ordered held until end of trial

A 16-year-old Palestinian girl, hailed as a hero by some Palestinians for hitting and kicking Israeli soldiers outside her home, will remain in detention until the end of her trial for alleged assault, an Israeli military court ruled on Wednesday. Ahed Tamimi was...