Over the past eight years, Afghans have become increasingly disillusioned with the American role in their country. Many blamed President Barack Obama's policies for being a source of Afghan corruption, for air attacks that killed civilians, and for an alien troop presence that failed to stop Taliban insurgents and was pulled out too quickly.
Britain's government must get parliamentary approval before starting the process of leaving the European Union, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, potentially delaying Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to trigger negotiations by the end of March.
Federal worker Greg Guthrie had held out hope after Donald Trump's election to president that his professed advocacy for the American worker would extend to the federal workforce, too. That hope diminished after Trump on Monday issued a hiring freeze across the federal government, with exceptions only for military, national security or public safety personnel.
The U.N. envoy for Syria pressed on with efforts Tuesday to shore up a shaky cease-fire between the Damascus government and its allies and rebel factions, as he shuttled between delegates from the two sides on the second day of peace talks in Kazakhstan.
Italian emergency crews pulled three wiggling, white sheepdog puppies out Monday from under tons of snow and rubble at an avalanche-struck hotel, lifting spirits even as the search for 17 people still missing dragged on five days after the disaster.
Bunker Labs is a Chicago-based nonprofit that seeks to expand the ranks of veteran entrepreneurs. The idea is to connect veterans interested in entrepreneurship with mentors, educational resources and venture capital.
Israel's most contested policies stipulates it can hold suspects for months or sometimes several years without charges. Israel says the policy is a key tool in preventing attacks on civilians, but rights activists say it violates due process.
Cyber and hacking events have become an integral part of cyber operations classes at the Naval Academy. The Cyber Security Studies major first became available to the Class of 2016, where 27 midshipmen graduated in May with degrees in cyber operations.
Hosea McGhee, 48, was a 1st sergeant in the Marines who received numerous commendations, including the Bronze Star. He is charged with multiple counts, including two of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile.