Defense secretary suspends money collection from National Guard soldiers ordered to repay bonuses
BRUSSELS — Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter said Wednesday that he has ordered the Pentagon to suspend its efforts to collect payments from California Army National Guard soldiers who were told to return their enlistment bonuses. Carter announced ...
DoD Sec. Ash Carter Orders Pentagon to Stop Reclaiming Reenlistment Bonuses
Pentagon suspends National Guard bonus 'clawbacks,' promises to reform pay system
Pentagon Halts Efforts to Claw Back California National Guard Bonuses
Tesla Zooms Into The Black With $21.9 Million Quarterly Profit As Vehicle Sales Jump
Tesla Motors reported just the second quarterly profit in its history as a public company, reversing a string of consecutive losses. The positive results are welcome news for CEO Elon Musk as he seeks shareholder backing of a merger with solar power ...
Tesla turns profit, Musk says no new capital needed for Model 3
Elon Musk makes cryptic comments about Tesla competing with Uber
Elon Musk Just Got His Blockbuster Tesla Quarter
ISIS leaders may flee Mosul as their ranks are decimated
A suspected ISIS member sits handcuffed outside his home in an operation by Iraq's counterterrorism forces in Tob Zawa, near Mosul, on Tuesday, October 25. An Iraqi-led offensive is underway to reclaim Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city and the last ...
IS Driving Hundreds Into Mosul, Using Them as Human Shields
Islamic State Forcing Coalition to Speed Up Plans for Raqqa
Captured battlefield cellphones, computers are helping the US target and kill Islamic State's leaders
The Express Tribune
Two powerful earthquakes hit Italy near site of deadly August quake
Rome (CNN) Two powerful earthquakes Wednesday struck central Italy about 50 miles north of the site of a deadly quake in August that killed nearly 300 people, the US Geological Survey said. The second quake -- with a magnitude of 6.1 -- was 3.2 ...
2 quakes rattle Italy, crumbling buildings and causing panic
5.5 Magnitude Foreshock, 6.1 Main Earthquake Strike Central Italy in Two Hours; Buildings Damaged, 1 Hurt
Strong earthquakes hit central Italy; no deaths reported
Trump pledges 'new deal for black America'
CHARLOTTE — Donald Trump on Wednesday pledged what he called a “new deal for black America” as he attempted to make late inroads with a voting bloc that polling shows favors Democrat Hillary Clinton by a vast margin. “I will be your greatest ...
Fox News Poll: Clinton leads Trump by three points
POLITICO-Harvard poll: Obamacare wars outlast Obama
Donald Trump the Candidate Promotes Trump the Brand on Campaign Trail
Hands-on: Microsoft's Surface Studio is a Windows PC for the Mac crowd
Microsoft's Surface Studio charges aggressively into territory once held by Apple, combining an elegant design, a massive, lovely, display, and an eye-popping price tag. We had a chance to try the company's first-ever desktop after it was announced ...
Microsoft: Here's the next dimension. Now help us get there
Microsoft plays creativity card in Windows pitch to consumers
Microsoft's Surface Studio could change how you think about Windows
Researchers Clear 'Patient Zero' From AIDS Origin Story
It's one of the biggest medical mysteries of our time: How did HIV come to the U.S.? By genetically sequencing samples from people infected early on, scientists say they have figured out when and where the virus that took hold here first arrived. In ...
New Study Shows HIV Epidemic Started Spreading in New York in 1970
HIV Arrived in the US Long Before 'Patient Zero'
Genetic evidence exonerates Canadian flight attendant widely blamed for bringing HIV to the US
Russia beefs up Baltic Fleet amid NATO tensions: reports
(L-R) Russian navy corvette Steregushchy, destroyer Nastoichivy and frigate Admiral Gorshkov are anchored in a bay of the Russian fleet base in Baltiysk in Kaliningrad region, Russia, July 19, 2015. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov. By Andrew Osborn and ...
Russia Drops Bid to Dock Ships at Spanish Port as NATO Adds Pressure
Russian warships: Spain says refuelling request withdrawn
Carrier battle group never planned to call at Spanish port – Russian Defense Ministry
Americas|US Abstains in UN Vote Condemning Cuba Embargo
New York Times
UNITED NATIONS — Making a bit of history, the United States abstained for the first time Wednesday in an annual General Assembly condemnation of the half-century-old American trade embargo against Cuba. The abstention — a break from the “no” vote ...
For First Time, US Abstains On UN Resolution Criticizing Cuba Embargo
For 1st time, US changes its position on UN resolution blasting Cuba trade embargo
For first time, US abstains in UN vote to lift Cuba embargo
Orange Line riders break windows to exit smokey train
The Boston Globe
Five people were treated for smoke inhalation after an MBTA Orange Line train's motor overheated during Wednesday evening's commute at Back Bay Station, causing riders to panic and break windows to get out of the train. Online posts by people in the ...
Commuters smash window to escape smoke-filled Boston subway train
Orange Line Service Disrupted After Train Motor Overheats, Sparking Fire In Back Bay Station
SEE IT: Riders kick out windows as smoke fills Boston T station