SURUC, Turkey — A vanguard force of Iraqi peshmerga troops entered the embattled Syrian border town of Kobani from Turkey on Thursday, part of a larger group of 150 fighters that the Kurds hope will turn back an offensive by militants of the Islamic State group.
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that there was an obvious need for “wholesale change” in the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department.
WASHINGTON — U.S. intelligence analysts are closely watching al-Qaida’s overtures to the renegade Islamic State seeking to reunite and fight the West. While a full reconciliation is not on the horizon, there is evidence the two groups have curtailed their feud and are cooperating on the Syri…
The health care overhaul makes renewing insurance so easy you don’t have to do a thing. However, there are many reasons to resist this temptation.
Amid crises, nation expects not miracles but competence from the White House.
Beneath McConnell's chilly exterior burns indignation about the degradation of the Senate.
Members of the House of Representatives work toward adjournment while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol on May 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks during the last news conference of his first term in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
WASHINGTON • President Barack Obama’s choice of John Brennan to be the next CIA director hit a snag Tuesday as a Republican senator threatened to delay the nomination until President Barack Obama’s administration provides answers on the deadly assault in Libya that killed the U.S. ambassad…
The United States faces a crisis in our political system because the Republican Party, particularly in the House of Representatives, is no longer a normal, governing party.
Vice President Joe Biden listens as President Barack Obama announces that Biden will lead an administration-wide effort to curb gun violence in response to the Connecticut school shooting, during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House on Dec. 19 in Washington. (AP Photo/ E…
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