LOS ANGELES (AFP) - A US Korean war veteran held for over a month in North Korea said on Monday, Dec 9, 2013, that a video “confession” released during his detention was made under duress.
CARACAS (AP) - President Nicolas Maduro weathered Venezuela's mayoral elections, winning the biggest share of votes and thwarting hopes of the opposition to undermine his rule, but now he faces a bigger challenge: fixing the economy.
PRINCETON, New Jersey (AP) - Princeton University has begun vaccinating nearly 6,000 students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United States (US).
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AFP) - Uruguay is to give the green light on Tuesday to making marijuana legal, in a social experiment that countries plagued by drug-related crime worldwide will watch.
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) - The World Cup may be great for planet soccer, but it is not so good for planet Earth.