US President Barack Obama says he condemns the fatal shooting of two New York police officers on Saturday. They were killed in broad daylight by a gunman in suspected retaliation for the chokehold death of Eric Garner.
Authorities say the killer of two policemen in New York had shot his former girlfriend in Baltimore earlier in the day. He then posted information on social media threatening police.
Two New York police officers have been shot dead by a lone gunman who then ran to a subway station and reportedly shot himself. The deaths come in the wake of a number of police shootings of unarmed citizens.
The US has reasserted its claim that North Korea was responsible for hacking attacks on the movie studio Sony Pictures. The remarks came in response to Pyongyang's call for a joint probe.
Cuban President Raul Castro has expressed satisfaction with the recent deal between his country and the US, calling for a normalization of bilateral relations. But he insisted that Cuba would retain its socialist system.
It's bad, but not surprising. A new poll says that a majority of Americans believe torture is justified. That won't change until the country starts to take the problem seriously, writes Michael Knigge.
A report has come to light that documents the methods the CIA has used in its hunt for terrorists worldwide. It has unleashed a new discussion about the ethical and political issues involved in the US's 'war on terror.'
Barack Obama has spoken about a variety of hot topics in his final press conference of 2014. The US president covered a wide range of issues from cyber security to income inequality.
By realigning America's relations with Cuba, Obama is initiating a long-overdue change in US foreign policy. The Republicans, though, are doing what they always do and are making a historic mistake, says Michael Knigge.
After the release of a USAID subcontractor from prison in Havana, US President Barack Obama has declared a policy shift toward Cuba - a step that could greatly benefit the Cuban economy, Sebastian Arcos tells DW.
The restoration of diplomatic ties between the United States and Cuba has triggered debate on how far normalization will go. Human rights fellow Mark P. Lagon tells DW why he doesn't expect dramatic changes to come fast.
President Barack Obama has made a very special declaration of love to Cuba. It's as revolutionary as the Cuban revolution, and as peaceful as the biblical Sermon on the Mount, says DW's Astrid Prange.
Thirty-year-old Markus Kaarma has been convicted of deliberately killing a German exchange student in Montana. Kaarma had argued he shot the teenager in self defense during a home invasion.
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