Women in America’s armed services will have new options for what units they can join in coming years, the Pentagon says.
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.
The Supreme Court is looking to make the final stretch of their 2012 term a dramatic one: While they knocked out five opinions today, none of them were the major ones we’ve been looking forward to.
“I’m neither traitor nor hero. I’m an American.” That’s what Edward Snowden tells the South China Morning Post in his first published interview since The Guardian and The Washington Post revealed he was the source who leaked top secret information about government programs that sweep up data on phone calls and Internet activity.
Police in India say they’ve arrested three men in connection with the alleged gang rape of an American woman in northern India earlier this week.
“Major League Baseball will seek to suspend about 20 players connected to the Miami-area clinic at the heart of an ongoing performance-enhancing drug scandal, including Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun, possibly within the next few weeks,” ESPN’s Outside the Lines reports.
The Internal Revenue Service must earn the trust of the American people, the tax agency’s new leader said on Capitol Hill Monday, as he promised to hold employees accountable for targeting the tax-exempt applications of conservative groups for extra scrutiny.
Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, charged with the murder of 16 Afghan villagers in one of the worst atrocities of the American-led war in that country, will plead guilty as part of a deal to avoid the death penalty, his attorney told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
They were just little girls when they were killed in 1963, in what came to be known as the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing.
What caught our attention was the sound of flight attendants repeatedly ordering passengers not to take pictures or (presumably) videos. Apparently, it’s an official rule at American Airlines: