Browser can go on delighting patrons and terrorizing rodents at the public library. Amid international outrage, lawmakers in White Settlement in North Texas have decided not to fire him after all.
The incident occurred Friday morning, when a 500-ton corvette that was sitting in a military harbor launched a supersonic missile that flew nearly 40 nautical miles.
The capacity of guns’ magazines will now be limited to 10 bullets, and background checks will be required to buy ammunition. The new laws also target “straw purchasing” guns for other people.
The U.K. gives billions of pounds to the developing world. Will this benevolent spirit survive in the wake of Brexit?
Michael Phelps got a DUI, some bad press and time in rehab since the 2012 Olympics. And that helps explain why he decided to come out of retirement and compete in his fifth Summer Games.
Every week seems to bring unwelcome news in the run-up to the Olympics. This week, dismembered body parts washed up on a Rio beach. But how bad are things, really?
The state this week became the 31st in the nation to expand Medicaid to the working poor. It’s also the first state in the Deep South to embrace the Obamacare program.
On July 1, 1916, nearly 20,000 British soldiers died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme in northern France. The battle went on for months, and more than a million men were killed or injured.
Virtually all major car and tech companies are pursuing self-driving technology as the future of transportation. But Tesla and Google are the earliest innovators, taking very different approaches.
Record numbers of Americans are expected to be traveling over the long holiday weekend. Both gasoline prices and airfares are down from 2015, making holiday trips more affordable for millions.
At least a dozen hostages were freed and five bodies were recovered, according to wire services, after police moved Saturday morning on the eatery in Dhaka, the capital, to end the 10-hour standoff.
Between Jan. 20, 2009, and the end of 2015, the White House says, the U.S. carried out 473 airstrikes in places that weren’t in “areas of active hostilities” — such as Iraq or Afghanistan.
This comes after Monday’s landmark Supreme Court decision on abortion. Since then, new restrictions on the procedure have also been rejected in Alabama, Mississippi and Wisconsin.
Where does the decision fit in the court’s long history of actions on abortion rights and restrictions? And what effect might the case involving a Texas law have on other states?
Talese had told The Washington Post he wouldn’t promote his new nonfiction book, The Voyeur’s Motel, after the paper found flaws in its story. But now he says the book will go ahead as planned.