President Obama wrapped up his trip to Israel and the West Bank on Friday with visits to three symbolic pilgrimage sites: First he laid a stone on the grave of Theodor Herzl, the father of modern Zionism, then he laid a wreath and a stone on the grave of Yitzhak Rabin, the Israeli leader assassinated in 1995. Finally, Obama made a somber visit to the Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem.
HBO CEO Richard Plepler is saying something a lot of the television network’s fans have been waiting to hear — that its content could be offered to customers directly through their Internet service providers instead of a cable company.
A Marine opened fire at a Virginia base Thursday night, killing two other Marines before turning the gun on himself.
A quick moving blizzard plowed through the central Canadian plains province of Alberta this week, triggering a massive vehicle pileup on Thursday; scores of motorists were stranded near the provincial capital of Edmonton.
The chairman of the Federal Communication Commission announced during a staff meeting on Friday that he intends to step down “in the coming weeks.”
The responsibility for counterterrorism operations involving unmanned drones could soon begin shifting from the CIA to the Pentagon as part of Obama administration efforts to mollify critics who say the program lacks transparency
The United Nations is launching an investigation into the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria.
Computer networks at South Korea’s three main broadcasters and major banks crashed simultaneously Wednesday, leading to speculation that it was caused by a North Korean cyberattack.
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.