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Man Widely Known As The ‘Kissing Sailor’ In 1945 V-J Day Photo Dies

Man Widely Known As The ‘Kissing Sailor’ In 1945 V-J Day Photo Dies

The man widely believed to be at the center of an iconic 1945 photo showing a sailor kissing a nurse in the middle of Times Square on V-J Day has died.

Reports: Obama Will Move To Expand Overtime Pay

Reports: Obama Will Move To Expand Overtime Pay

The Obama administration’s push to put income inequality atop the domestic political agenda has another battlefront.

Supreme Court Refuses To Revisit Case On Anti-Immigrant Laws

Supreme Court Refuses To Revisit Case On Anti-Immigrant Laws

A long-running case with great symbolism for the immigration debate in the country has likely come to an end today: The Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from a Dallas suburb over its stringent laws against illegal immigrants.

Iran: Warships Will Steam Close To U.S. Waters As ‘A Message’

Iran: Warships Will Steam Close To U.S. Waters As ‘A Message’

An admiral of Iran’s Northern Navy Fleet said warships under his command have been dispatched to skirt U.S. maritime borders for the first time, in tit-for-tat move aimed at protesting the U.S. naval presence in the Persian Gulf.

Obama To Nominate Vice Adm. Michael Rogers As NSA Chief

Obama To Nominate Vice Adm. Michael Rogers As NSA Chief

President Obama has decided to nominate Vice. Adm. Michael Rogers, the current head of U.S. Cyber Command, as the next director of the National Security Agency, The New York Times, Reuters and CNN are reporting.

FAA Orders Safety Checks On Boeing 767 Jets

FAA Orders Safety Checks On Boeing 767 Jets

The Federal Aviation Administration ordered safety inspections on Monday of all Boeing 767 jets.

Think You Know Richard Sherman After His ‘Rant’? Maybe Not

Think You Know Richard Sherman After His ‘Rant’? Maybe Not

Sherman’s “rant” as it quickly became known, did much more. It ignited another national discussion about race and the way many Americans react to young, strong African-American men who sometimes get loud.

Pentagon Relaxes Uniform Rules To Allow Religious Headgear

Pentagon Relaxes Uniform Rules To Allow Religious Headgear

The Department of Defense has released new regulations that relax prohibitions on the wearing of religious headgear, as well as beards, tattoos or piercings with religious significance, while service members are in uniform.

Japanese Government Defends Dolphin Hunt As Killing Goes On

Japanese Government Defends Dolphin Hunt As Killing Goes On

His nation’s annual dolphin hunt “is a form of traditional fishing in our country,” Japanese government spokesman Yoshihide Suga says in response to criticism of the practice from Caroline Kennedy, the new U.S. ambassador in Tokyo.

Snowden Says Allegations He Received Russian Help Are ‘Absurd’

Snowden Says Allegations He Received Russian Help Are ‘Absurd’

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden says when he leaked classified documents about some of the United States’ most sensitive programs, he did so alone without any help.