President Barack Obama has set the goal of eventually ridding the world of nuclear arms as a central theme of his presidency, but North Korea’s defiance and other recent setbacks have raised fresh doubts about whether he can turn his vision into reali
The recall includes some 380 million eggs, about 1 percent of total U.S. egg production.
North Korea has warned that it is prepared to use its nuclear weapons as part of a ‘sacred war’ against the United States and South Korea.
Older adults who get plenty of vitamin E in their diets may have a somewhat lower risk of developing dementia than those who consume less of the nutrient, a study published Monday suggests.
An Iranian nuclear scientist, who emerged in Washington saying he had been abducted by U.S. agents, was heading for an official welcome in Iran Wednesday in a murky tale that goes to the heart of U.S.-Iranian mistrust.
Salesforce.com Inc is suing Microsoft Corp for alleged patent violations, the latest development in a legal battle that began last month when Microsoft accused Salesforce of stealing its intellectual property.
The fight to allow gay and bisexual people to serve openly in the military is already drawing political blood in Washington, but tucked into the same 852-page Pentagon policy bill as the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” is a little-noticed amendment that takes on another emotionally charged issue: making abortion easier for military women in war zones.
U.S. officials confirmed Tuesday that plumes of dispersed oil are spreading far beneath the ocean surface from the leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico but said concentrations are “very low.”
Switzerland’s efforts to calm a banking furor hit a major setback Tuesday as nationalist and left-wing lawmakers blocked a treaty with the United States that would have allowed UBS to hand over thousands more files on its American clients to U.S. tax authorities.
Actor and environmentalist Robert Redford has weighed in on the U.S. oil spill crisis, condemning efforts by major energy companies to promote their environmental credentials and use their money to influence “their parrots in Congress.”