President Obama says he would back a minimum wage of $10.10 an hour.
US teacher shot dead in Libya's Benghazi
Benghazi (Libya) (AFP) - An American teacher was shot dead in Benghazi on Thursday, 15 months after a deadly attack on the US consulate in Libya's second city, medical and security officials said. The dead man was a US citizen who taught at the city's international school, security services spokesman Ibrahim al-Sharaa said. The body of a 33-year-old US citizen who had died of gunshot wounds was brought in to the Benghazi Medical Centre, its spokesman Khalil Gwider said.
U.S. growth speeds to 3.6% rate in Q3
Shrugging off winter's bite in N. Dakota oilfields
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Some people were choosing to stay indoors as an arctic blast swept across the Northern Plains, but the prospect of temperatures not cracking single digits had a different effect on the roustabouts, roughnecks and thousands of others working outside in western North Dakota's oil patch.
Western envoys urge Kiev to respect huge protests
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Western diplomats urged Ukrainian authorities on Thursday to respect the massive protests gripping the country against the government's decision to freeze ties with the EU and turn to Moscow instead.
Libyan officials say US teacher killed in Benghazi
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Unknown assailants shot an American teacher to death as he was jogging on Thursday in Benghazi, a hospital official said, underlining persistently tenuous security in the eastern Libyan city where the U.S. ambassador was killed last year.