President Barack Obama imposed the most sweeping immigration reform in a generation, easing the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants and setting up a clash with Republicans.
An average of 13 people have been killed daily, U.N. report states.
Gunmen rampaged north-eastern village, killing at least 45, officials say.
Marches largely peaceful but some protesters clashed with police.
Legislation will withstand any legal challenge, an official said.
Eighteen men arrested by soldiers found dead hours later.
President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power for a year, following a day of violent protests.
President Michael Sata was being treated in the U.K. for an undisclosed illness.
Rebels, government reach deal on release of five hostages.
Donald Ramotar suspended the national parliament to avoid vote of no confidence in his government.
Seven convicted in murders of two indigenous leaders.
Thousands in Mexico City decried pace of investigations.
Gross domestic product fell at annualized 1.6% from July to September, compared to forecasts of a 2.1% rise.
Asia-Pacific leaders have agreed to move towards a new free trade zone strongly backed by Beijing.
Nations' leaders meet for formal talks in first time in two years.
The N. Korean leader had not been seen in public for nearly 6 weeks.
Miguel Macedo resigned following an investigation into alleged corruption linked to residence permits.
An informal vote on independence for Catalonia has shown more than 80% in favour, officials say.
More help said urgently needed, despite significant contributions from the UK, China, Cuba and the U.S.
In TV address, Petro Poroshenko said Sunday's polls could derail the "entire peace process."
New troops sent to Iraq could go on defensive against I.S., he says.
The U.S.-led coalition has carried out its most sustained air attacks so far on Islamic State fighters attacking the Turkey-Syria border town of Kobane.
Haider al-Abadi says he "totally" opposes Arab nations joining air strikes against Islamic State in his country.
Mark first action since France joined international coalition to fight ISIS.
Martin Salia, a surgeon from Sierra Leone, died in Nebraska facility.
The U.S. Senate's new Republican leader and President Barack Obama have vowed to end political gridlock.
Brittany Maynard, 29, reignited the debate on assisted-suicide.
The U.S. has praised Ebola-hit West African nations and foreign donors for their efforts in tackling the outbreak.