What Happened on 15 December 2012

Obama urges for action after school shooting

U.S. President Barack Obama called for "meaningful action" following Friday’s shooting at a Connecticut school that left 27 dead, including… Read More.

Egyptians vote on constitution

Egyptians are voting in a referendum on a draft constitution that has split the nation and triggered violent unrest. President… Read More.

Fitch maintains France's AAA credit rating

Fitch has maintained the French government's AAA credit rating. Fitch is the only major ratings agency left to say the… Read More.

New York Yankees sign Kevin Youkilis

The New York Yankees announced the signing of infielder Kevin Youkilis to a one-year contract on Friday. No financial terms… Read More.

Co-inventor of bar code dies at 91

The co-inventor of the bar code, Norman Woodland has died at the age of 91, his daughter said on Friday.… Read More.

India censor board approves Midnight's Children film

The Indian censor board has approved without any cuts a film based on Salman Rushdie's novel Midnight's Children, filmmaker Deepa… Read More.