Just in time for back-to-school season, funny newsman John Oliver and incorrigible consumer Cookie Monster are co-anchoring a news special on words, in a video that includes appearances by Saturday Night Live’s Kate McKinnon and weatherman Al Roker.
An attacker wearing an Afghan military uniform opened fire at service members of the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan on Tuesday.
Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Abdelaziz asked the United Nations Security Council for help protecting the country’s ports, airports and oil installations on Thursday, warning that the country could become a failed state.
Under the cover of darkness and on the eve of Memorial Day, President Obama landed at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan for an unannounced visit with U.S. troops.
More than 47 million Americans who receive food stamps will be getting a bit less starting Friday when a temporary benefit enacted as part of the federal stimulus expires.
The Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted Thursday to slash $40 billion from the federal food stamp program.