BERKELEY, California/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Angry crowds hurled objects at police who retaliated in a second night of clashes in northern California following the death of a black man who was put in a chokehold by a New York police officer..
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Splinter protest groups calling for democracy for Hong Kong are springing up and fast-tracking action plans as student-led demonstrators consider a retreat from the main campsite which has blocked key downtown arteries for more than two months..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hollywood stars, ballet dancers, and soul singers on Sunday celebrated Kennedy Center Honors winners actor Tom Hanks, singer-songwriter Sting and comedienne Lily Tomlin during Washington's high-profile tribute to excellence in the arts..
(Reuters) - The Seattle Seahawks used a stifling defense for a 24-14 road victory over the Philadelphia Eagles but Seattle's NFC West rivals the San Francisco 49ers were stunned by the Oakland Raiders on Sunday..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - After nine years and a journey of 3 billion miles (4.8 billion km), NASA's New Horizons robotic probe awoke from hibernation on Saturday to begin an unprecedented mission to study the icy dwarf planet Pluto and sibling worlds in its Kuiper Belt home..
DALLAS (Reuters) - Holy Bargain, Batman! The original Batmobile fetched $137,000 at auction on Saturday, a small fraction of the $4.2 million that a buyer paid last year for another version built for the television show that aired during the 1960s..