White House announces support for women in military draft

Dec 2, 2016

White House announces support for women in military draft

The Obama administration declared its support Thursday for requiring women to register for the military draft, a symbolic but significant shift that reflects the U.S. military’s evolution from a male-dominated force to one seeking to incorporate women at all levels. President Barack Obama has ...

Dec 1, 2016

After new regulations, Oklahoma's shakes calm down a bit

The rate of earthquakes in Oklahoma has dropped dramatically since late May, when the state limited wastewater injections into energy wells, an Associated Press statistical analysis shows. And a new scientific study says the state is on its way back to calmer times that ...

Nov 29, 2016

German intelligence chief warns of political cyberattacks

Germany’s foreign intelligence chief is warning of cyberattacks aimed at political destabilization as the country prepares for an election next year, and says evidence suggests Russian involvement in hacking during the U.S. campaign. Bruno Kahl, who leads the Federal Intelligence Service, told Tuesday’s edition ...

U.S. authorities seek authors of hateful letters to mosques

Nov 29, 2016

U.S. authorities seek authors of hateful letters to mosques

Authorities in Los Angeles said Monday they were actively seeking the authors of a series of threatening letters sent to area mosques and urged anyone who had received similar messages to come forward. The letters, which were addressed to the “Children of Satan,” called ...