By Susan Crabtree | 08/20/14 12:32 PM
The White House on Wednesday morning confirmed that an Islamic State video showing the beheading of an American journalist is authentic.
08/20/14 12:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — American fighter jets and drones conducted nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq since Tuesday, a U.S. official said, even as Islamic State militants threatened to kill a second American captive in retribution for any continued attacks. The strikes came in the hours after...
By Charles Hoskinson | 08/20/14 12:12 PM
Amid reports that a British national may be the masked terrorist shown on a video of the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley by the Islamic State, British Prime Minister David Cameron announced Wednesday that he's cutting his vacation short and returning to London to deal with the threat.
By Steve Doty | 08/20/14 12:05 PM
Last Friday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted on abuse of power charges and on Tuesday he turned himself in to Travis County authorities.
By Ed Sykes | 08/20/14 11:57 AM
Islamist militants fighting for control in Iraq and Syria say they killed an American journalist missing since 2012.
By Zack Colman | 08/20/14 11:52 AM
After catching heat on the campaign trail for avoiding questions about his stance on climate change, Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott met with climate scientists to learn why the planet is warming.
08/20/14 11:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US official says American planes, drones did nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq since Tuesday.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/20/14 11:41 AM
A leading Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee captured the conundrum President Obama finds himself in after the Islamic State beheaded an American journalist and appeared to both threaten the U.S. against continuing airstrikes while baiting America into full-scale war.
08/20/14 11:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US official says American planes drones did nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq since Tuesday.
By Steve Doty | 08/20/14 10:07 AM
On the tenth night of protests in Ferguson, Mo., police said demonstrators are becoming a little more peaceful, despite reports that nearly 50 people were arrested overnight.
By Ed Sykes | 08/20/14 10:04 AM
"To you all who've challenged me, I do not think it's presidential for me to be splashed with ice water ..."
By Associated Press | 08/20/14 08:29 AM
American cities looking to be more innovative in how they address local issues can now get a helping hand from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charitable foundation.
By Judy Lin | 08/20/14 08:27 AM
A state pension fund committee on Tuesday approved retirement calculations for new government hires despite concerns about so-called "pension spiking" raised by Gov. Jerry Brown and local governments.
By Melinda Deslatte | 08/20/14 08:24 AM
Gov. Bobby Jindal believes the last-minute passage of a pension hike for his state police superintendent, Col. Mike Edmonson, was improperly handled and should be repealed, the governor's office said Tuesday.
By Associated Press | 08/20/14 08:20 AM
Maine's Democratic House speaker is outlining a series of policy proposals aimed at helping the state's rapidly aging population.
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