09/16/14 08:19 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.
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.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/15/14 05:31 PM
The White House says the chance of a meeting between President Obama and Russian or Iranian leaders at the United Nation's General Assembly meeting next week are slim to none.
By Brian Hughes | 09/15/14 04:09 PM
They are scheduled to lose their Obamacare coverage at the end of the month because officials could not verify their citizenship or immigration status, the Obama administration announced Monday.
By Brian Hughes | 09/15/14 12:00 PM
President Obama is an anomaly in a town that runs on coffee. Apparently, he gets his caffeine fix from tea instead.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/15/14 11:50 AM
Attorney General Eric Holder, in a video posted on the Justice Department's website Monday, said the effort would bring together community representatives, public safety officials and religious leaders to try to help prevent more Americans from joining the ranks of the Islamic State of Iraq and...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/15/14 07:41 AM
After the president's prime-time speech, 68 percent of voters said military action against the Islamic State was in the national interest â€" up only three percent from prior to the speech.
By Brian Hughes | 09/12/14 01:24 PM
President Obama's second term is proving that for the commander in chief, if it's broken, you own it.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/14/14 03:08 PM
The Obama administration made an all-out publicity push Sunday to bolster support for the president's plan in Syria, putting top White House surrogates on television all day.
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/14/14 01:18 PM
The nation's chief executive is enjoying a sunny Sunday afternoon in Prince George's County, Md., for an afternoon of sports -- but no, he's not taking in the Redskins' home opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
By Brian Hughes | 09/13/14 11:41 PM
White House officials say the administration should explain where the president stands on legislation, even if it has no chance of passing.
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