NEW YORK (AP) — An explosion has leveled a New York City apartment building, killing one person and injuring 15 others.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee will vote on Wednesday on legislation addressing the Ukraine crisis that contains sanctions and IMF reforms, a senior member of the committee said.
Israeli officials say that a heavy rocket attack from the Gaza Strip has struck the south of the country.
By Clark Barrett Best Defense Future of War essay entrant As mankind proceeds into the 21st century, four factors will drive modern states back toward a form of warfare resembling total war. Those four factors are: he cultural impacts...Show More Summary
(GENEVA) — United Nations officials confirm they have received allegations that Saudi Arabian princesses have been held against their will. But Xabier Celaya of the U.N.’s Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights told The Associated Press that U.N. officials are “not in a position to confirm if any action has been taken on…
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators proposed long-awaited rules on Wednesday designed to safeguard the country's largest clearing agencies from collapsing and spreading systemic market risks.
The six-storey building exploded and collapsed at about 13:00GMT, with area of blast "a very chaotic scene".
RT, Russia's English-language state-operated news outlet, had a rough week last week, after one its anchors went rogue and condemned Russia's invasion of the Crimean Peninsula, and another quit on-air over the channels role in "whitewashing" Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions.
Officials acknowledge they don't know which direction the plane was heading when it vanished.
Reading an old issue of International Review of he Red Cross, I came across a military acronym I hadn't seen before: "TKC," for "traditional kinetic conflict." The article pointed out something I hadn't seen before, that several nations,...Show More Summary
The Republican victory in Florida's special election Tuesday serves as an example for future battles over Obamacare.
Bob Burns explains how he delved into the rot in the Air Force's nuclear weapons forces.
Gun rights circles are buzzing over Facebook gloating by a Branford, Connecticut, police officer over the power he state's new gun (and magazine) registration law gives him to kick in doors and snatch firearms. The comments seem to have earned Officer Joseph Peterson a little time out of the office. Show More Summary
This weekend the Israeli media reported on the appearance of a new “Conscientious Objectors’ Letter” – the latest in a long line of such letters protesting the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip and declaring the signatories’ refusal to participate in it. Show More Summary
Complex story starts with waterboarding and ends in a secret CIA facility in Virginia.
(SAO PAULO) — More than two-thirds of the World Cup matches have sold out less than three hours after FIFA opened new ticket sales on Wednesday. Tickets for all Brazil matches were gone in about an hour, as were those for all the quarterfinals and nearly all second-round matchups in the June 12-July 13 tournament.…
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City apartment building has exploded in huge flames and billowing black smoke, leading to the collapse of at least one building and 16 injuries.
Yesterday, Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) went o the Senate chamber and confirmed a story published last week, in which Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) is quoted as saying that the CIA had taken...Show More Summary
New research suggests that one of the greatest conquerors in all of history, may have been given an advantage by Mother Nature. Photo by Ludovic Hirlimann/Flickr In the beginning of the 13th century, Genghis Khan conquered much of Asia...Show More Summary