The House has begun debate on its budget resolution, with a vote expected later this week. And as supporters talk about this budget, there’s one comparison you hear a lot.
According to the Pentagon’s own research, more than 1 in 4 women who join the military will be sexually assaulted during their careers.
President Obama landed in Israel this morning, marking the first time he visits the country as president.
At 7:02 a.m. ET., the Earth’s axis was neither tilted from nor toward the sun, marking the beginning of spring in the northern hemisphere. So: Happy spring equinox!
Sophie Dove, from the University of Queensland in St. Lucia, has spent the past couple of years crafting an experiment to see what will happen to coral reefs as the ocean absorbs ever more of the carbon dioxide and heat we’ve added to our planet’s thin skin.
At least seven Marines are dead and another seven are injured after an accident Monday night in Nevada in which a mortar round exploded inside an artillery tube, military officials tell NPR’s Tom Bowman.
While state-controlled media in Syria are claiming that opposition forces are responsible for what may have been a chemical weapon attack Tuesday in the city of Aleppo, rebel spokesman Qassim Saadeddine is telling Reuters that the opposition was “not behind this attack.”
Police believe Seevakumaran “first pulled a gun on one of his roommates, who then escaped to a bathroom and called 911,” the Sentinel says. “The sound of police arriving may have prompted Seevakumaran to alter his plans.”
The 16-year-old girl raped by two Ohio high school football players has also been the victim of online harassment, the state’s top prosecutor said late Monday.
A federal appeals court has rejected an effort by the CIA to deny it has any documents about a U.S. drone program that has killed terrorists overseas, ruling that the agency is stretching the law too far and asking judges “to give their imprimatur to a fiction of deniability that no reasonable person would regard as plausible.”