A general view of the warehouse floor at Amazon's distribution center in Phoenix, Arizona, Nov. 22, 2013.
Snowstorm blankets U.S. capital, leads to closure of many federal government offices in nation's capital
Gesture, which US officials say was not pre-planned, was notable as Washington and Havana have not had diplomatic relations since 1961
Government sold last shares in GM, with taxpayers overall losing $10 billion of more than $49 billion government handed company during depths of economic downturn in 2008, 2009
Liu Xiaobo was detained December 8, 2008 for writing an appeal for democracy
The Vienna Declaration committed states to the promotion and protection of human rights for all
In a recorded message, US president addressed 'proud citizens of the Central African Republic,' saying they have power 'to choose a different path'
Full-page newspaper ads say spying 'in many countries has tipped too far in favor of the state and away from the rights of the individual'
Agreement may avert another government shutdown
Pentagon spokesman says US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel agreed to move after French defense minister Jean-Yves Le Drian asked for airlift assistance
Twitter, Facebook, Amazon and Google blasted the decision to let the case go forward
Two national newspapers reported, according to NSA documents, some online games are being monitored by U.S. intelligence agencies
US secretary of state to return to region this week for next round of negotiations
An agreement would establish a free-trade bloc stretching from Vietnam to Chile and Japan
Shirley MacLaine, Martina Arroyo, Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock, and Billy Joel were recognized with lifetime achievement awards
Te loss of ice and snow is affecting the jet stream, which in turn affects weather patterns around the Northern Hemisphere.
East-moving cold weather front brings freezing temperatures, snow, ice to area stretching from northern Texas to the Mid-Atlantic
As Congress works to wrap up pressing end-of-year fiscal business, President Obama heads to South Africa to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela