Gay-rights activists have welcomed a decision by a Christian ministry dedicated to “curing” homosexuals to shut its doors, praising the organization’s president for his “integrity and authenticity” in offering an apology for the group’s actions.
In preparation for a complete exit from Afghanistan by the end of 2014, the U.S. military has destroyed more than 170 million pounds’ worth of military equipment, The Washington Post reported.
President Obama will soon unveil a plan that will put limits on the carbon emissions of existing power plants, the administration’s top energy adviser said on Wednesday.
The White House and NASA are seeking the public’s help in hunting for asteroids that could someday smash into Earth.
In a reversal of the company’s previous position, Microsoft announced Wednesday that its forthcoming Xbox One gaming console would no longer require a regular Internet connection and would not restrict used or shared games.
In the hours following an announcement by the Taliban and the United States saying they were ready to begin peace talks, we received reminders of just how tenuous that situation is: On Tuesday night the Taliban said they fired two rockets near Bagram airbase in Kabul.
Six former employees and one contractor say Bank of America’s mortgage servicing unit consistently lied to homeowners, fraudulently denied loan modifications and offered bonuses to staff for intentionally pushing people into foreclosure
Speaking at Brandenburg Gate in Berlin — the same spot where John F. Kennedy made his famous speech almost 50 years ago — President Obama on Wednesday called on the global community to fight for democracy and freedom everywhere.
In a 45-minute interview with PBS’ Charlie Rose, President Obama defended a government program that collects vast data about the electronic activity of Americans.
At a ceremony in Kabul on Tuesday, NATO officially handed over security of Afghanistan to the country’s forces.