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  • Obama reaffirms opposition to U.S. combat in Iraq

    TAMPA, Fla. – President Barack Obama reaffirmed Wednesday that he does not intend to send U.S. troops into combat against the Islamic State group, des ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • Obama’s Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3 ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Top general: U.S. ground troops possible in Iraq

    WASHINGTON – American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama’s current strategy fails ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Probe: HealthCare.gov website must boost security

    WASHINGTON – HealthCare.gov, the health insurance website serving more than 5 million Americans, has significant security weaknesses that put users' p ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:56 pm
  • Gay marriage, medical marijuana get past Washington gridlock

    NEW YORK – While many liberal policy goals have proved elusive during Barack Obama's presidency, there have been dramatic advances for two causes that ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Vietnam War soldiers to receive Medal of Honor from President Obama

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday will bestow the Medal of Honor on a pair of soldiers for their acts of bravery in the Vietnam War.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 8:54 am
  • Egypt seeks broader alliance efforts with U.S. over Libya

    CAIRO – As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought Egyptian support on Saturday for an international coalition to combat jihadi groups, Egypt presse ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Eyeing 2016, Marco Rubio stresses border security

    MIAMI – Two years ago, immigration activist Gaby Pacheco got a call from Marco Rubio. The Florida senator wanted advice as he tried to develop a plan ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • Airstrikes in Syria? Obama outlining Mideast plans

    WASHINGTON – In a high-stakes address to the nation Wednesday night, President Barack Obama planned to outline a broad expansion of the U.S. military ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Republican women face uphill fight this fall

    OLD FORGE, N.Y. – Elise Stefanik is fighting to make history in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, an expanse of rural America in upstate New York ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Same-sex marriage heading for Supreme Court vote?

    WASHINGTON – Both sides in the gay marriage debate agree on one thing: It’s time for the Supreme Court to settle the matter. Even a justice recently s ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Obama to seek arms, training for Syrian opposition

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will ask Congress to quickly authorize the arming and training of Syrian opposition forces but will press forward ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • House pushes resolution condemning Obama for Bergdahl swap

    WASHINGTON – The Republican-controlled House on Tuesday pushed a resolution condemning President Barack Obama for failing to give 30-day notice to Con ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Congress considers review of police military gear

    WASHINGTON – Lawmakers said Tuesday they were considering doing more to monitor and hold accountable police departments across the United States that ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 1:05 pm
  • Obama to deliver prime-time address on militants

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will address the nation Wednesday night to outline plans for an expanded U.S. effort to confront violent Islamic S ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 12:38 pm
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