President Barack Obama
feigned opposition to gay marriage for most of his political career,
compromising his true beliefs out of concern it could hurt him with
voters, Obama's longtime political adviser disclosed in a new book.
United Arab Emirates
fighter planes roared out of an air base in Jordan on Tuesday to pound
Islamic State militant positions, marking a return to combat operations
by one of the United States' closest Arab allies in the fight against
Angelina Jolie has opened an academic center billed as Britain's first to focus on women, peace and security.
Gay couples began getting
married in Alabama on Monday morning, despite an 11th-hour attempt from
the state's chief justice — an outspoken opponent of same-sex marriage—
to block the weddings.
California is proposing sweeping changes in the way it protects underground drinking-water supplies from oil-and-gas operations.
Somewhere in England sits a man who was the unwitting inspiration for the biggest winner at the Grammy Awards.