In his final address to Afghanistan's parliament Saturday, President Hamid Karzai told the United States its soldiers can leave at the end of the year because his military, which already protects 93 percent of the country, was ready to take over entirely.
Historians know where Solomon Northup was born, where he lived and where he worked. They know whom he married and how many children he had. They know he played the fiddle and spent 12 years enslaved in the South before being freed.
Shaquille O’Neal’s alleged ex-mistress Vanessa Lopez lost her battle against the former NBA big man in court — but allegations from the case continue to be leaked. Sources tell The New York Post that Shaq plans to fight back. And Lopez says she’s penning a tell-all.
The U.S. government plans to give up control over the body that manages Internet names and addresses, a move that could bring more international cooperation over management of the Web, but will make some U.S. businesses nervous.