- Obama Nominates Former CEO To Head VA
June 29 2014 7:38 PM
Bob McDonald is a marked change from previous nominations, which are nearly all career military men.
- Alleged Deserter, Missing 9 Years, Turns Himself In
June 29 2014 7:09 PM
Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun allegedly torn between Muslim beliefs, military duty.
- Syria-Trained Terrorists Pose Threat To U.S., Europe, Obama Says
June 29 2014 2:24 PM
Fears are growing terrorists with valid U.S. or European passports will be able to organize attacks.
- Intelligence Should Have Been Focus, Not Criminal Case Against Abu Khatallah
June 29 2014 1:43 PM
Rep. Mike McCaul calls "shameful" the length of time it took to arrest Abu Khatallah.
- Hillary Clinton's $225K Speaking Fee Should Benefit UNLV: Students
June 28 2014 6:13 PM
The Clintons managed to wipe out millions of dollars in debt within four years of their leaving the White House.
- Benghazi Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To Murder Charges
June 28 2014 4:36 PM
Ahmed Abu Khattala made his first appearance in a U.S. courtroom in Washington.
- Obama Calls Boehner's Lawsuit Against Him A 'Stunt'
June 27 2014 7:12 PM
John Boehner wants to sue President Obama for bypassing the House with executive orders, but Obama has his own criticisms for the Republican-controlled body.
- ISIS Threatens US With Terrorism In New Twitter Campaign
June 27 2014 3:03 PM
"Calamity Will Befall US," warns the hashtag.
- Do Cash Handouts To The Homeless Work? Lessons From A PR Stunt
June 27 2014 2:23 PM
A Chinese philanthropist says that China's poor would use cash handouts to buy food, not drugs. He's right -- but not in the way he thinks.
- Mississippi Tea Party Leader Mark Mayfield Commits Suicide
June 27 2014 12:06 PM
Mayfield was one of the three men charged with attempting to take photos of U.S. Sen Thad Cochran’s wife in a nursing home.
- US Aims To Resume Cybersecurity Talks With China
June 27 2014 7:58 AM
In May, the U.S. indicted five Chinese military officials for hacking into the networks of American companies.
- Supreme Court Says Massachusetts Buffer Zones Violate Freedom Of Speech
June 27 2014 7:05 AM
It's unclear how the ruling will affect the use of buffer zones outside abortion clinics in other states across the country.
- When Conservatives Talk Rape Culture
June 26 2014 5:29 PM
A group dubbed “anti-feminist” by its critics is addressing rape culture and public policies to deal with it.
- China To Join International Naval Exercise For First Time
June 26 2014 5:28 PM
The exercise will bolster military ties between China and its neighbors but Beijing's stance on Asian maritime issues is unlikely to change.
- Howard Baker, Former Tennessee Senator, Dead At 88
June 26 2014 1:50 PM
Senator famously asked during Watergate hearings, “What did the President know, and when did he know it?”
- Land Used For Opium Production At All-Time High
June 26 2014 10:21 AM
An increase in poppy cultivation in Afghanistan contributed to the rise.
- Indiana Same-Sex Couples Rush To Marry, While They Can
June 25 2014 4:29 PM
Two important court rulings in the U.S. Wednesday expand same-sex marriage, but Indiana's top attorney is trying to block it.
- Utah Gay Marriage Ban Struck Down
June 25 2014 3:36 PM
"A state may not deny the issuance of a marriage license ... based solely upon the sex of the persons in the marriage union," the court ruled.
- Newly Bared Letters Shed Light On President Harding's Busy Sex Life
June 25 2014 2:01 PM
Americans likely think of JFK's rumored dalliance with Marilyn Monroe and Bill Clinton's Lewinsky fling when they think of presidential affairs but adultery in the White House goes way back.
- No Wealth Recovery In Sight For Most Americans
June 25 2014 11:49 AM
A sobering new study shows just how bad the postrecession recovery process has been for most Americans.