Brazil’s Supreme Court puts off ruling on the status of an indigenous reserve disputed by Indians and farmers.
US Democrats name Barack Obama as presidential candidate, the first African-American to represent a major US party.
Union bosses in this region of rural Mississippi have long grumbled that the largest factories here hire illegal immigrants, and that the immigrants were starting to get more overtime and supervisory positions.
The Bush administration is proposing that workplace hazard standards be subject to more public and expert scrutiny before being adopted. Critics say the proposals could make it harder to limit worker exposure to carcinogens and other toxic materials.
A vanquished guest at another’s coronation, Hillary Rodham Clinton proved this week she is still a political force — in the short term and for the future.
Two U.S. military personnel and four contractors have been indicted on bribery and conspiracy charges involving Department of Defense contracts in Afghanistan.