By Susan Crabtree | 09/18/14 02:24 PM
The White House declined to comment directly on reports of a terrorist threat to U.S. airlines from another band of extremists in Syria called Khorasan, saying that the intelligence community remains "vigilant" about all threats from Syria.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/18/14 02:01 PM
"This is a significant contribution to the efforts of the growing international coalition, and we look forward to coordinating with our French partners in the days to come," said White House press secretary Josh Earnest.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/18/14 01:10 PM
Syria's Bashar Assad has violated last year's chemical weapons pact by using chlorine gas in the civil war raging in that country, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/18/14 12:28 PM
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko reminded the U.S. of its prior commitment to help his country protect its territory and asked Congress to give it the highest level of security status that a non-NATO ally could obtain.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/18/14 07:33 AM
President Obama tweeted Wednesday his desire for keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom.
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 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 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...
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 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.
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