By Kelly Cohen | 09/19/14 06:52 AM
The country will stay a part of the U.K. after 55 percent -- or about 2 million people -- voted against the referendum Thursday.
09/19/14 06:45 AM
GENEVA (AP) — The deaths of up to 500 migrants and refugees in an intentional boat-ramming in the Mediterranean Sea last week could be an act of mass murder, the U.N. rights chief said Friday, calling for nations to properly investigate the incident. Up to 500 Syrians, Palestinians, Egyptians...
09/19/14 06:15 AM
PARIS (AP) — France announced Friday it had conducted its first airstrike in Iraq and had destroyed a logistics depot held by the Islamic State group. The office of President Francois Hollande said Rafale fighter jets struck the depot in northeastern Iraq on Friday morning and the target was...
09/19/14 05:46 AM
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Scottish voters have resoundingly rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core. The decision prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England, bringing a huge sigh of relief to...
09/19/14 05:30 AM
PARIS (AP) — French president: First French airstrike destroys depot of Islamic State group in Iraq.
By Washington Examiner Staff | 09/18/14 10:53 PM
Scroll down for the latest from the Washington Examiner: » NSA 'taking more risk' handling Islamic State threat post-Snowden Constraints created when NSA leaker Edward Snowden spilled U.S. secrets add new risk to the agency's work when the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and other threats...
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/18/14 08:30 PM
Constraints created when National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden spilled U.S. secrets add new risk to the agency's work when the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and other threats are making the world more dangerous, intelligence community leaders say.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/18/14 08:32 PM
House Speaker John Boehner released a five-point economic plan Thursday that outlined general areas of reform, including cutting spending and reforming taxes. The agenda, however, did not include the detailed legislative proposals that were included in the Pledge to America four years ago.
By Sean Higgins | 09/18/14 08:32 PM
Top Senate lawmakers think they have found a way to allow states and local governments to tax Internet purchases: Link online sales taxes to separate legislation prohibiting Internet access taxes, then pass it in the post-election "lame duck" session of Congress.
By David M. Drucker | 09/18/14 05:18 PM
Republican leaders are promising a complete makeover of the Senate chamber that goes beyond changes in legislative priorities, according to knowledgeable GOP sources.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/18/14 05:21 PM
Of the $167 million the Denali Commission accepted in grant funds between 2011 and 2013, the inspector general’s office monitored the spending of just $150,000.
By Washington Examiner | 09/18/14 06:01 PM
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator, Marilyn Tavenner, defended healthcare.gov to the House Oversight Committee — noting that no one's personal data has been compromised in a “malicious attack” — before acknowledging the massive security flaws that initially plagued the site.
By Byron York | 09/18/14 05:40 PM
The race is important to the national GOP for two reasons. One reason is that Walker may well be a contender for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination — but only if he wins re-election first.
By Philip Klein | 09/18/14 10:38 PM
Congress shouldn't need a reason like domestic violence or an offensive team name to end the NFL's tax-exempt nonprofit status -- It should end because it exemplifies what's wrong with America's tax code.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/18/14 06:31 PM
Nevada taxpayers may not be pleased about footing a quarter of the tab for this billionaire's for-profit business. But the cost to Nevada taxpayers will not be as painful as the distortions to the market.
By Paul Bedard | 09/18/14
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