Guantanamo Bay Commander Relieved Of Duty
January 21 2015 7:17 PM
The announcement follows a unsolved death on the base and President Obama's pledge to close the war-on-terror detention facility.
Christopher Lee Cornell Indicted In Alleged Capitol Bomb Plot
January 21 2015 6:37 PM
The Ohio native, also known as Raheel Mahrus Ubaydah, faces at least 40 years in prison on charges stemming from an alleged plot to bomb the U.S. Capitol.
State Of The Union Audience Got Smaller, As Twitter Chatter Spiked
January 21 2015 6:15 PM
Ratings for Obama's speech were down about 5 percent this year, even as social media around the annual event skyrocketed.
Climate Change Is 'Not A Hoax'
January 21 2015 6:05 PM
Senators voted 98-1 Wednesday to pass an amendment declaring climate change to be real, yet Republicans remained conflicted about the cause.
Free Community College Could Help Hispanics
January 21 2015 4:01 PM
Community college is already popular with Hispanic students looking to save money. Obama's plan could increase access even more.
Boehner To Netanyahu: Talk To Us (Never Mind Obama)
January 21 2015 3:55 PM
By inviting the Israeli leader to address Congress next month, Boehner highlights the rift over Obama's Iran outreach.
Oklahoma Pastors Wear Hoodies To Church To Protest Proposed Ban
January 21 2015 3:53 PM
“If the church is not leading the struggle for change, then that means the church has been co-opted by society," a preacher said.
Veterans Groups Unhappy With Obama's State Of The Union Speech
January 21 2015 3:25 PM
Veterans Groups are unhappy that President Obama did not talk about many of the problems faced by veterans in the U.S.
US-India Climate Talks To Boost Clean Energy, Not Cut Carbon
January 21 2015 3:20 PM
President Obama's India visit next week will focus more on renewable energy than on slowing coal and oil consumption.
Republicans Have Their Own Version Of Net Neutrality
January 21 2015 2:56 PM
At a hearing Wednesday, critics said a GOP net neutrality plan would allow broadband giants to prioritize their own content.
China's Slowing Growth Won't Hurt World Economy: Li Keqiang
January 21 2015 2:34 PM
In fact, by carefully easing its economic growth rate, China will contribute to global economic growth, the Chinese premier said.
Florida Renews Debate Over Guns On Campus
January 21 2015 12:33 PM
Only seven states allow concealed weapons on campus: Idaho, Utah, Colorado, Oregon, Kansas, Mississippi and Wisconsin.
Feds Arrest Another Suspect In Silk Road 2.0
January 21 2015 11:31 AM
The Silk Road 2.0 online drug market was shut down after the arrest of former SpaceX employee Blake Benthall, aka "Defcon."
What If Hillary Didn't Run?
January 21 2015 10:49 AM
Believe it or not, Hillary Clinton isn't the Democrats' only option in 2016. But fear is keeping other possible candidates quiet — for now.
Was Alleged Silk Road Mastermind Ross Ulbricht Framed?
January 21 2015 10:44 AM
Ulbricht's defense team stunned the court last week by suggesting someone else might have been behind the Silk Road.
'Yes, There's A Chance'
January 21 2015 9:53 AM
Vice President Joe Biden said that he will make up his mind on a 2016 run by the summer — and Hillary Clinton won't dictate his decision.
Who Is Saeed Abedini?
January 21 2015 9:24 AM
Saeed Abedini has been imprisoned in Iran since 2012.
Obama Wins Over Black Leaders With Civil Rights Talk
January 21 2015 9:23 AM
A few hours before he delivered Tuesday night's speech, a top Obama advisor announced the president would travel to Selma to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Patients Could Get Right To Die In California
January 21 2015 8:55 AM
The End of Life Options Act would enable doctors to prescribe life-ending medications to terminally ill patients wishing to take their own lives.
Ending A 'Legacy Of Mistrust'
January 21 2015 5:51 AM
A month after U.S. President Barack Obama announced a radical shift in America’s policy on Cuba, diplomatic talks have begun.