Pentagon ends transgender ban
(CNN) The Pentagon said Thursday it was ending the ban on transgender people being able to serve openly in the U.S. military. The announcement -- which removes one of the last barriers to military service by any individual -- was made by Defense ...
Trans Service Members Detail Historic Meeting With Defense Secretary
The Pentagon's ban on transgender service just fell — but the details are complicated
US military lifts ban on transgenders serving openly
Stung by a betrayal, former London mayor Boris Johnson ends bid to lead Britain
LONDON – It was a scene lifted from the scripts of Shakespeare – or perhaps a binge-watching session of House of Cards. When Thursday morning broke, the transparently ambitious former mayor of London, Boris Johnson, was preparing to give the speech ...
Boris Johnson Won't Seek to Lead Britain, but Michael Gove Will
Boris Johnson's Shock Withdrawal From The Tory Leadership Race: How It Happened
Ex-London mayor halts bid to be UK prime minister, upends race
Iraq Airstrikes Kill Scores of IS Fighters Fleeing Fallujah
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BAGHDAD — Iraq's Defense Ministry has released footage showing airstrikes on dozens of vehicles described as a convoy of Islamic State fighters fleeing the western city of Fallujah following its recapture by the Iraqi military. Scores of militants are ...
Airstrikes Hit ISIS Convoys in Iraq, Destroying 175 Vehicles Carrying Fighters: U.S. Official
Commentary: Washington still gets it wrong on Islamic State
'Defies reality': Kerry takes heat for claiming airport attack a sign of ISIS desperation
Report of active shooter at Joint Base Andrews is unfounded
Someone mistook a routine safety inspection for an active shooter situation at Joint Base Andrews on Friday morning, prompting tense moments and a lockdown of the sprawling facility in Prince George's County, Md., base officials said. The base, which ...
Lockdown lifted at US base near Washington, no threat found
Active Shooter Drill Leads to Lockdown of Joint Base Andrews in Maryland
Mistaken report of shooter prompts lockdown of Andrews Air Base
US Sailors' Detention by Iran Was Due to Poor Leadership and Training, Navy Report Finds
Iran's detention of 10 U.S. sailors in January was preventable and resulted from bad leadership, poor training, bad planning and little oversight of the sailors during their deployment, the Navy has determined in a report unveiled today. Iran was also ...
Navy report: Failure at every level for US ships captured by Iran
Navy Punishes Nine for Stumbling into Iranian Hands
Nine face discipline for errors that led to US sailors' Iranian arrest
Cops: Meth-Smoking Boyfriend Beheaded His Girlfriends Accused Rapist
Joseph Thoresen and his girlfriend allegedly beat up David Haiman and then made amends and got high together. That's when the weed, crank, and the machete came out. A Minnesota man was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder after he ...
Man decapitated acquaintance he suspected of rape
New York Times
Business Day|US Warns Honda and Acura Owners to Replace Airbags
New York Times
A deployed airbag in a 2001 Honda Accord in a salvage yard in Medley, Fla. Credit Joe Raedle/Getty Images. In an urgent plea to car owners, federal safety regulators on Thursday warned that airbags in more than 300,000 older Honda and Acura vehicles ...
These 313000 Honda cars with Takata airbags should be fixed immediately, NHTSA says
NHTSA: Takata inflators in some Honda, Acura models are riskier
Don't drive these Hondas and Acuras unless dangerous air bags are fixed, government warns
Millions of dollars found stashed in buckets at Miami home, police say
(CNN) Authorities found millions of dollars stashed inside buckets hidden in attic walls, along with drugs and a gun, during a search of a home in the Miami area. Between $10 million and $20 million in cash was found after a search of a business and a ...
Police find $24 million in cash within walls of home
Siblings Arrested After $24M Drug Bust, Largest Money Seizure in Miami-Dade Police History
Is any cookie dough safe to eat?
Don't worry, America, the government's kibosh on raw cookie dough isn't as gut-wrenching as it seems. We've long been told that cookie dough is bad for us due to the presence of raw eggs and the risk of contracting salmonella. That's likely why your ...
Why the FDA is warning you not to eat raw cookie dough
Don't Eat Raw Cookie Dough, FDA Warns After E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Flour
Dangers In The Kitchen: FDA Warns Raw Cookie Dough May Carry E. Coli Bacteria, Even If It's Without Eggs
House could vote on gun bill next week — but not the one Democrats support
The House could vote next week on a bill aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of suspected terrorists, House Speaker Paul D. Ryan told fellow Republican members on a conference call Thursday about the upcoming legislative agenda. But that bill would ...
US House reignites gun-control debate with planned vote
Ryan: House to Vote on Barring Guns for Suspected Terrorists
House To Act On Package To Keep Guns Out Of Hands Of Terrorists