By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 01:58 PM
More than 130 people were arrested outside the White House Thursday for staging a protest to demand that President Obama take executive action on immigration reform, the latest example of the president being pressured to act more quickly on the hot-button issue.
By Michael Barone | 08/28/14 01:38 PM
The central problem faced by tolerant societies is how far to tolerate intolerance.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/28/14 01:37 PM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Congress should debate additional U.S. military action against ISIS, stopping short of calling for a vote to permit President Obama to authorize airstrikes or other action.
By Paul Bedard | 08/28/14 01:20 PM
PBSÂ is under fire for planning a Labor Day airing of a documentary that promotes late term abortion and was used to fight a ballot initiative to ban the procedure in New Mexico.
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 12:59 PM
President Obama of late sure is sounding a lot like a certain Republican commander in chief that served as his foil while winning control of the White House.
By Philip Klein | 08/28/14 12:55 PM
As president, he would have to deal with threats such as the one posed by ISIS. And he won't be able to go back in time to reverse foreign policy decisions.
08/28/14 11:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in July, a sign that buying has improved as mortgage rates have slipped, the number of listings has risen and the rate of price increases has slowed. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that its seasonally adjusted...
08/28/14 10:15 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in the Golan Heights; 81 other peacekeepers trapped.
08/28/14 09:45 AM
NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine security spokesman says 2 columns of tanks from Russia have entered strategic town.
08/28/14 09:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000, a low level that signals employers are cutting few jobs and hiring is likely to remain strong. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, dropped to 299,750,...
08/28/14 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US economy grew at brisk 4.2 percent rate in April-June quarter, faster than first estimated.
08/28/14 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US unemployment benefits dip to 298K, remain near pre-recession lows.
08/28/14 06:15 AM
GENEVA (AP) — WHO: Ebola outbreak eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than 6 times as many as now.
08/27/14 08:01 PM
BEIRUT (AP) — The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new images emerged of mass killings, including masked militants shooting kneeling men after the capture of a strategic air base in Syria. Shirley...
08/27/14 03:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is considering a humanitarian relief operation for Shiite Turkmen in northern Iraq who have been under siege for weeks by Islamic State militants, U.S. defense officials said Wednesday. And as the administration weighed its options for targeting the...
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