By Susan Crabtree | 09/07/14 10:31 AM
President Obama plans to make a major speech to the nation Wednesday that will lay out his plans for confronting and defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, according to a White House spokeswoman.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/05/14 08:59 AM
The secretary of State called together a group of countries at the NATO summit Friday morning in a previously unscheduled meeting to rally them to become a "coalition of the willing" to confront the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in a systematic way.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/04/14 07:04 PM
President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron discussed the ISIS threat Thursday during a car ride at the summit, and later with King Abdullah of Jordan.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/04/14 02:16 PM
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko expressed cautious hope Thursday that a peace settlement with Russia would stand and at least temporarily freeze the fighting along the country's Eastern border.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/04/14 11:35 AM
Civil rights groups are hailing the federal investigation as a major victory for those sharply questioning the circumstances surrounding the killing of teenager Michael Brown.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/03/14 07:26 PM
A Tea Party Republican has teamed up with a member of the Congressional Black Caucus on a bill to place limits on a Pentagon program providing surplus military equipment to local police around the country.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/03/14 12:01 PM
"As one of the country's largest retailers and pharmacies, the newly named CVS Health is setting a powerful example that we hope others in the industry will follow," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said in a statement Wednesday.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/03/14 08:02 AM
Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., said Monday night he would file a measure giving Obama "clear authority" to order the bombing when Congress returns next week.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/02/14 02:32 PM
Pressed repeatedly by reporters Tuesday, White House press secretary Josh Earnest confirmed Obama's intention to use his executive power to act on immigration if Congress fails to, but he declined to say when that would take place.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/02/14 01:26 PM
The White House could not immediately confirm reports that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has released a video showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/01/14 06:33 PM
A deeply polarized state, Wisconsin has been the epicenter of a major fight in recent years over the power of government workers' unions with a highly competitive governor's race this fall.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/29/14 11:25 PM
A coalition of 160 victims and family members of Hasan's rampage at Fort Hood have been fighting the Obama administration for nearly five years to label the shooting an act of terrorism.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/29/14 01:07 PM
White House press secretary Josh Earnest said the U.S. is "unlikely" to raise its terrorist threat level -- at least in the short-term --after the U.K. did so Friday in response to a threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/29/14 12:11 PM
The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday penalized more than 25 entities and individuals it believes are involved in assisting Iran's nuclear program, supporting terrorism or aiding Tehran's evasion of U.S. and international sanctions.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/29/14 11:32 AM
The president for the first time stopped short of abiding by his self-imposed deadline of acting on immigration without Congressâ€™ consent by the end of the summer.
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