President Obama is sending an additional 350 U.S. troops to Iraq, fulfilling a State Department request for increased security at America's embassy in Baghdad, the White House said Tuesday.
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In his mahvelously outlandish portrayal of his character Fernando, Billy Crystal used to say, "It's better to look good than to feel good." It's a shallow sentiment to be sure, but one that has particular resonance in the cocktail world.
Halliburton announced Tuesday that it has reached a $1.1 billion settlement over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Navy has to test its ships somewhere, but the way the Naval Surface Warfare Center is using wave-testing is truly fascinating.
After nearly two days of investigation, Apple has concluded that it is not responsible for the security failure that enabled hackers to steal hundreds of private photos from celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton and disseminate them across the internet.
Alaska Democrats are taking an unusual step in the gubernatorial campaign in this red state, the Alaska Dispatch News reports.
The NFL on Tuesday suspended Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay for six games and fined him $500,000 for his bizarre drugged driving arrest.
Billy and Karen Vaughn lost their only son, Seal Team Six member Aaron Carson Vaughn, in 2011 in Afghanistan when he and 32 others were killed after their helicopter was shot down.
The Conversation In the comic series Watchmen, physicist Jon Osterman is blown apart in a science experiment gone awry.
The revolving door turns again, as former Sens. Trent Lott (R-Miss.) and John Breaux (D-La.) will lobby Congress on behalf of Gazprombank GPB, according to the Center for Public Integrity.
The cleverly named "HippopoThames" is now floating proudly in London's River Thames. The inflatable hippopotamus is the brainchild of Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman and was commissioned by the Thames Festival Trust in honor of the annual Totally Thames festival.
Adele's rumored next album, 25, is still just speculation, but you can get your Adele fix with these two previously unreleased songs.
ISIS on Tuesday released a video purporting to show the execution of journalist Steven Sotloff, and it warned the world to end "this evil alliance of America against the Islamic State." The White House could not immediately confirm the authenticity of the video, but spokesman Josh Earnest said intelligence officials were working to verify it.
Three Frenchmen have been arrested for illegally hunting hedgehogs, which they allegedly planned to eat.
It's been a rough year for pop star Justin Bieber, who kicked off 2014 with a January arrest for charges that included driving under the influence and resisting arrest during a trip Miami.
The gaming precincts of the internet have long featured regular explosions of misogynist abuse noteworthy even by online standards, the bar for which is high indeed.
For a long time it's been a shibboleth among America's healthy circles: too much salt is bad for you, because it causes high blood pressure and heart problems.
A Staten Island high schooler died on Monday after collapsing during a football practice held in unseasonably sweltering heat.
A new study suggests that you can make yourself like healthy food, if you can put up with forcing yourself to eat it for a while.