NYT: "Even comparatively brief solitary confinement can cause severe mental and emotional trauma; a United Nations expert has said that more than 15 days may amount to torture. When it is imposed for more than 40 years, it is barbaric beyond measure."
A senior military officer said he expected the Pentagon to issue an order in the next several weeks detailing the military's role in Afghanistan in 2015 under Operation Resolute Support, which will become the new name for the Afghanistan war.
House Speaker John Boehner said Friday he has sued the Obama Administration in federal court over its decisions to make changes to the President's health care law, which congressional Republicans argue were unconstitutional.
President Obama decided in recent weeks to authorize a more expansive mission for the military in Afghanistan in 2015 than originally planned, a move that ensures American troops will have a direct role in fighting in the warravaged country for at least
The majority of Americans do not believe that it is the United States government's duty to provide healthcare for all of its citizenry, according to a Gallup poll report on Thursday. It is the third year straight that Gallup has come up with these results
Just two weeks ago, Republicans handed President Obama a humiliating defeat at the polls, winning full control of Congress. But already, party leaders fear that the conservative uproar over the president's immigration actions will doom any hopes for a. .
It was a strong start earlier this year, when President Obama made a budget request for the Pentagon that was finally in line with the law of the land--the Budget Control Act (BCA). But that's ancient history
The President's original request came in just