President Barack Obama pauses while making a statement on Afghanistan from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama to slow pace of Afghanistan troop withdrawal

Obama said the security situation in Afghanistan is “precarious” and that he was committed not to allow any group to use Afghanistan “as a safe haven for terrorists to attack our nation again.”


More than 500,000 hoverboards recalled after fires

The Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday that it has received 99 reports that the battery packs in the two-wheel motorized scooters caught on fire or exploded, causing burns or property damage.