The US Senate has stripped a provision from an intelligence bill that would have required President Barack Obama to publicly disclose casualties resulting from targeted killing by unmanned aerial drones.
Charlotte and Eric Kaufmann, whose sick 1-year-old daughter was rescued at sea during an around-the-world family sailing adventure, have found themselves in the position of having to defend their parenting abilities.
A newly-released United Nations report asserts that the world is running out of time to make the drastic cuts in carbon emissions required to keep global warming at or below an average of 2 degrees celsius.
The current crisis in Ukraine has many a pundit comparing US-Russian relations to the 'bad old days' of Cold War tensions with the Soviet Union. Here are the top five most dangerous moments in US-Soviet cold war relations.
I have attended two World Series games-- Game 1 of the 2010 Series, in which the Giants beat the Rangers; and Game 1 of the 2012 Fall Classic, in which the Giants defeated the Tigers on the strength of Pablo Sandoval's historic three-homer performance.
The primary function of the state is the preservation of its own power and interests. Therefore, it is only logical that those who expose the state's crimes will be dealt with severely, while the perpetrators of those crimes remain all but untouchable.
Once again, President Obama has addressed the nation in a speech loaded with lofty, yet empty, rhetoric. As he has done on so many previous occasions, Obama acknowledged some painful truths while putting forth no real meaningful solutions.