Christopher de Margerie, CEO of Total, was 63. He and three other people died when his private plane collided with a snowplow at an airport in Moscow.
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying says his government cannot allow open nominations for his successor, but suggests there's room for compromise on the makeup of a committee to select candidates.
Two million people have already voted in next month's election, including President Obama. Locking in votes early is huge, particularly since control of the Senate rests in a handful of close races.
The Olympian was convicted of culpable homicide last month — rather than a more serious charge of premeditated murder — for the 2013 fatal shooting of Reeva Steenkamp in his home.
One month into the TV season, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says diversity is winning and rom coms are losing as new shows battle for viewers.
Do big-city chiefs like John Deasy, recently ousted from LA Unified, get enough time to make a difference?
Until August, 24-year-old Aza Betwata was in Holland, enjoying beef and cabbage and studying to be a social worker. Now, he's among the hundreds of exiled Kurds who have returned and taken up arms.
The Confederate flag is a sign of bigotry to some. For others, says reporter Jesse Dukes, it symbolizes family heritage and defiance — but also what he calls a "willful innocence" about U.S. history.
De la Renta, 82, died Monday, according to a statement from his family. The Dominican designer was a ground-breaker in the industry.
Many in the city are worried about its future, and there's speculation there will be a "mass migration" should violence erupt again. But some residents remain committed to the city.