Obama will be the second US president to speak before the Human Rights Campaign, a leading gay rights organization.
Guinea erupted into violence Monday when protesters rallied against rumors that Dadis Camara would run for president. Prior to the violence, he sat down for a rare interview with a Westerner.
A nuclear reactor was sold to Iran as part of President Eisenhower's "Atoms for Peace" program. But even then the US had concerns about what might happen if the Shah fell to 'domestic dissidents.'
The graduation of eight officers without flight training points to the increased use of remote-controlled aircraft for reconnaissance and intelligence in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The president presented the military's highest honor Thursday to a soldier who was killed trying to save a comrade in Afghanistan. The Pentagon is looking at why only six Medals of Honor have been awarded after eight years of war.
The defense secretary, in allowing the service to procure its own plane, signals trust that his reforms are taking hold.
War effort requires farmers, engineers, lawyers to share expertise.
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Security guards at the US Embassy in Afghanistan indulged in hazing and nudity, the Project on Government Oversight says. It calls for Pentagon oversight.
They make up 57 percent of Pentagon's personnel in Afghanistan, report shows.