By Brian Hughes | 09/17/14 07:12 PM
President Obama praised House lawmakers Wednesday for authorizing his administration to train and equip Syrian opposition forces, calling the lower chamber's action an "important step forward" in fighting the Islamic State.
By Austin Bay | 09/17/14 04:06 PM
A leader who can create and lead an effective international coalition must back words with action, and he must lead from the front, not from behind.
By Brian Hughes | 09/17/14 02:49 PM
The Obama administration officially backed Wednesday a continuing resolution to keep the government funded this fall.
By Becket Adams | 09/17/14 01:56 PM
It shouldn't have come as too much of a surprise to hear Vice President Joe Biden engaging in controversial and/or offensive speech. Indeed, he's infamous for this sort of thing.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/17/14 01:16 PM
"After a decade of massive ground deployments, it is more effective to use our unique capabilities in support of partners on the ground so they can secure their own countries' futures," he said. "And that's the only solution that will succeed over the long term."
By Kelly Cohen | 09/17/14 07:27 AM
The outgoing Democratic senator is critical of how lawmakers fail to compromise with one another, he said in an interview with PBS after his 37th and final "Harkin Steak Fry."
By Brian Hughes | 09/16/14 05:49 PM
The president will face many challenges in fighting the virus, including whether there's enough money for it and whether other world crises will overshadow Ebola.
09/16/14 10:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control. The question was whether the aid...
09/16/14 06:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man has been sentenced to time served for parking his truck outside the White House and falsely saying that it contained a bomb. Forty-five-year-old Krzysztof Wasik of Hazle Township in eastern Pennsylvania pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges of threatening and...
By Brian Hughes | 09/16/14 04:31 PM
Still, the president insisted Tuesday that Americans need not fear an Ebola epidemic on U.S. soil.
By Mona Charen | 09/16/14 02:29 PM
Only when the Islamic State was charging through the countryside beheading, crucifying and enslaving did Obama bestir himself to notice that the Maliki government had created the conditions for this disaster.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/16/14 01:36 PM
Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Tuesday he would recommend sending U.S. combat troops back into Iraq if the administration's coalition-building strategy fails to curb the threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
By Brian Hughes | 09/16/14 10:41 AM
President Obama on the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard made a fresh call for additional gun reforms, saying such violence "shatters too many American families every day."
By Brian Hughes | 09/16/14 10:05 AM
The White House supports more body cameras for cops, the administration said in response to an online petition calling for all law enforcement officials to wear such technology in the wake of the police killing of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/16/14 05:51 AM
The continuing strength of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in the country has already stalled plans to rehabilitate terrorists held by the U.S. there.
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