Al-Qaida, Islamic State have one more rallying cry and recruiting tool.
Report release not likely to lead to immediate increased risk to Americans.
Come January, federalism's vitality will be an increasingly inconvenient truth for Obama.
Members of the “Cuban Five,” three of who were freed in a prisoner swap with the United States, gesture to a cheering parliament in Havana on Saturday. Two of them had been previously released after spending years in prison.
HAVANA — Three men who served long U.S. prison terms for spying received a standing ovation in Cuba’s parliament Saturday, shaking their fists in victory as President Raul Castro declared that detente with Washington won’t change the communist system he leads.
Members of "The Cuban Five," from left, Fernando Gonzalez, Rene Gonzalez, Ramon Labanino, Antonio Guerrero and Gerardo Hernandez wave to members of the National Assembly at the end of the twice-annual legislative session in Havana, Cuba, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. Guerrero, Labanino, and Herna…
Senator Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., contended that Democrats’ legislative proposals weren’t made in good faith.
WASHINGTON — The 113th Congress began its turbulent life two years ago battling over whether to help Superstorm Sandy victims. They did, eventually.
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is considering a college-rating system that would measure whether graduates earn enough money after leaving school to be substantially above the poverty level.
WASHINGTON — For a second time in three years, an inquiry cast doubt Friday on the FBI’s assertion that genetic testing had cinched its conclusion that a now-dead Army bioweapons researcher mailed anthrax-laced letters that killed five people and terrorized the East Coast in 2001.
Congress should purge this provision of the tax code next year.
SEATTLE — If, in some great museum of American public discourse, there's a gilded pedestal reserved for the Lincoln- Douglas Debates, then way in the back, in a darkened room that no one tells the docents about, you might find a cardboard diorama of the Benton-Rivers Encounter.
DETROIT — The number of traffic deaths nationwide dropped about 3 percent last year, and the rate of deaths per 100 million miles traveled tied a record low, according to government statistics.
President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. The president claimed an array of successes in 2014, citing lower unemployment, a rising number of Americans covered by health insurance, and an hi…
WASHINGTON — Two days after reopening diplomatic relations with Cuba, President Obama said Friday he doesn’t expect the effort to bring overnight change on the island, a quick end to the U.S. economic embargo or the likelihood that he will soon visit the communist nation.
Former vice president is not an easy or irrelevant target.
Renovation institutions that allow us to live decent, compassionate, orderly life together.
Washington leaders should move quickly to allow military action against Islamic State.
What matters is that torture is manifestly immoral and illegal.