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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday called for tough sanctions against Turkey that could bite into more than $30 billion in trade ties between the two countries, as police here began seizing Turkish products and deporting Turkish businessmen.
John Howland may not be as famous as William Bradford, John Carver and Myles Standish, notable passengers on the Mayflower that landed in Massachusetts in 1620. Yet Howland, Howland probably had a greater impact on the history of the United States than any of them.
Protesters and community members dined on donated pies, macaroni and cheese and traditional Thanksgiving fare Thursday outside a Minneapolis police station that has been the site of ongoing demonstrations since an officer fatally shot a black man earlier this month.
Diplomats gathering in the French capital next week face a tall task in trying to unite 190-plus countries behind a plan to fight climate change. Yet a success in Paris may not, by itself, be enough to prevent dangerous warming of the planet in the decades to come, a new study warns.
State troopers suing North Carolina for millions of dollars in back pay say the state's broken promises have forced them into tough spots: working second jobs, moving in with parents, even going on food stamps.
Some Manhattan residents will leave luxury dwellings behind to dine shoulder to shoulder with the homeless on Friday in a holiday event that seemed like an experiment when it was first held last year.
From time to time, members of the National Coast Guard Museum Association Inc. have used the hashtag #mycoastguardstory in their social media posts, thus creating a catalog of posts that tell personal stories.
The slow road to build a permanent memorial at the site of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people 12 years ago is getting shorter, as organizers said they are inching closer to raising the $2 million they need to complete it.
Less than three years after bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others at the Boston Marathon, two movies, a play and an HBO documentary are in the works, causing decidedly mixed feelings among some of those most touched by the tragedy.
Riding galaxy-sized expectations, the new “Star Wars” movie is already setting records for pre-opening ticket sales, with still a month to go. But does that mean the movie’s destined to be the biggest of all time?
If you carve more than 30 Thanksgiving turkeys every year for more than a decade, you’re going to get good at it. Dan Hall and Jack Daniels have been doing the honors at the St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Thanksgiving dinner in Mystic for more than 10 years.