TOKYO, Japan -- Thousands of Japanese bowed their heads in silence before marching in the streets in anger Sunday to mark the first anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that killed nearly 20,000 people and triggered one of the worst nuclear disasters in history.
Steve Jobs has resigned as CEO at Apple, the company he co-founded at age 21 and turned into an international business icon, known for its tremendous profits and elegantly designed devices like the iPhone, iPad and Mac computers.
Late Sunday night, the White House announced an emergency speech from President Obama. It was soon leaked on the Internet that Osama bin Laden had been killed. On the night before finals week, the IU community reacted on Twitter from Herman B Wells Library to the Varsity Villas Apartments and all across Bloomington.
The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued 13 workers from a Mariner Energy production platform after an explosion and fire this morning. The platform was located about 80 miles off the Louisiana coast.
Nick Andre knew he needed to stay in Haiti. His wife and five children were there. And even though he had a job teaching Haitian Creole at IU and was pursuing a master’s degree in French Linguistics, something told him he needed to be home.
A tightly fitted cap was successfully keeping oil from gushing into the Gulf of Mexico for the first time in three months, BP said today. The victory — long awaited by weary residents along the coast — is the most significant milestone yet in BP's effort to control one of the worst environmental disasters in U.S. history.
A team of New York architects is flying to Haiti this week with prototypes of an octagonal vinyl structure they hope will help house some of the 1.5 million Haitians still homeless because of the Jan. 12 earthquake.
An apologetic advertising campaign by BP for causing the biggest oil spill in U.S. history has earned the company more criticism than sympathy as the pollution spreads across the Gulf Coast from Louisiana into Alabama and Florida.
On June 2, 2001, Brian Haw set up camp in London's Parliament Square, protesting against the war in Iraq. Now, nearly nine years later, Haw has been joined by a host of activists in the square, collectively forming what has been dubbed "Democracy Village," comprised of over forty tents and activists campaigning for a variety of causes.