Writer and photojournalist Michael Kodas has been documenting firefighting and firefighters for more than a decade. His current book project, Megafire, an examination of the new world faced by firefighters, will be released in 2014.
U.S. businesses that had been looking at possible penalties if they don’t provide health insurance to their employees by January are getting an extra year before they must comply with the new law, the White House says.
Kennedy, who often serves as the swing vote on a divided court, has been a quiet if crucial figure in the stunning advance of civil rights for gay Americans over the past decade.
Many people know how to buy things in cyberspace. But what about doing business in outer space? That’s the question PayPal says it wants to answer.
South Africans, and millions more people around the world, are waiting anxiously for further word about Nelson Mandela and praying for the former president and anti-apartheid icon.
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.
Because of flooding that could prove historic, authorities in Calgary, Canada, have ordered 100,000 people in 22 communities across the city to evacuate their homes.
The United Nations Refugee Commission says more than 45.2 million people were in “situations of displacement” around the world as of last year — the most since 1994.
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.