James Foley was drawn to the drama of the conflict in Syria and trying to expose untold stories. "He gave his life trying to expose the world to the suffering of the Syrian people." Foley´s mother said.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry turned himself in to local law enforcement on Tuesday, where he was booked and had his mug shot taken following a grand jury indictment accusing him of abusing power while in office.
President Obama said Wednesday that the United States "will be vigilant and we will be relentless" against Islamic State militants and would "do what's necessary to see that justice is done" following the videotaped execution of an American journalist.
Calling for a sharp separation between the nation's armed forces and local police, President Barack Obama on Monday urged a re-examination of programs that have equipped civilian law enforcement departments with military gear from the Pentagon.
The Texas ABC released a proposal this week that would allow some gun shows in the state to sell alcohol. That means someone could legally have a beer in one hand and a gun in the other, while standing in a crowd of thous
Hedy Epstein, a Holocaust survivor and long-time human rights activist, was arrested today in front of Governor Jay Nixon's downtown office along with eight others. If the spirit moves you, Hedy's website link is within this news.
""She basically seems to be taking positions that are very similar to the vision of America's role in the world that [in 2008] Democrats rejected," said Michael Cohen, a fellow with the progressive Century Foundation."
The protest's organizers said that the turnout Saturday night was as high as 10,000 people, while Israeli media said that just "thousands" were involved in the protest, the Jerusalem Post reported. Israel Bars Amnesty and Human Rights Watch from Entering
A traffic jam in Moscow. We're not there yet. So far, Russia has gone no further than slapping a ban on U.S. and EU food imports. But President Vladimir Putin has said restricting car imports remains an option.
The Aspen discussion mirrored the official debate taking place in Washington. The balance of Republicans and Democrats was roughly equal, and the conclusions were somewhat more hawkish than Obama administration policy. But, like the White House, the group
The White House on Wednesday morning confirmed that an Islamic State video showing the beheading of an American journalist is authentic.
"The U.S. intelligence community has analyzed the recently released video showing U.S. citizens James Foley and
"Airstrikes will not mold Iraq into a stable or inclusive state. At the root of this laziness is ignorance of history. Yet, by declaring his support for the new Iraqi prime minister, Obama may have replicated the conditions that produced Maliki..."
There's no question that, had the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department mandated that its officers wear body cameras, use dashboard cameras or both, there would be far fewer mysteries about the events leading up to the shooting of Michael Brown. The department
This president isn't weak and waffling. He's calculating, coldhearted, and decisive when it counts.... He's not running an especially noble foreign policy, but from a purely selfish U.S. perspective, it may be more effective than I used to think.
The ongoing unrest in Ferguson over 18-year-old Mike Brown's shooting has illustrated the increasingly blurry line between law enforcement and military combat, as heavily armed police forces in riot gear have repeatedly clashed with unarmed protesters.