Clashes between rebels and soldiers in a town in eastern Congo killed at least 30 people, including civilians, rebels and a United Nations peacekeeper, the director of an activist group said Nov. 30.
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton plans to make job creation the focus of her campaign over the next month, beginning with a $275 billion infrastructure spending plan that will be released this week.
More than 10,000 people have signed a petition urging Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to resign over the city's handling of the fatal shooting of a black teenager.
"It's not enough to fire the police chief," said RootsAction.org cofounder Norman Solomon. "The buck stops with the mayor, and he should resign."
President Barack Obama will deliver his seventh and final State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Jan. 12.
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin announced the date on Nov. 30.
The Supreme Court's lineup of new cases is fit for an election year.
Affirmative action, abortion and another look at the Obama health care law all are before the court, and they could well be joined by immigration, giving the justices a run of cases that reads like a campaign platform.
French police detained scores of climate change protesters after violent clashes on the Place de la Republique in central Paris on Nov. 29, a day before the official start of an international conference that aims to tackle global warming.
The AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin is recognizing World AIDS Day by highlighting the opening of its newest HIV medical home in Madison.
The Belfast High Court, in a judicial review case, found laws governing abortion in Northern Ireland in cases of serious malformation of the fetus and sexual crime are in breach of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
More than half a million people from Australia to Paraguay joined the biggest day of climate change activism in history on Nov. 29, telling world leaders gathering for a summit in Paris there is "No Planet B" in the fight against global warming.