House GOP voted today to sue Obama for his issuance of executive orders. But Obama's issued fewer orders than all other presidents in the last 80+ years. And this Congress keeps setting new records for lowest productivity every year. What else can he do?
US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Israel urgently needs more financial aid from the United States for its offensive against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. More than 1,050 Palestinians have been killed and thousands wounded, including women...
Georgia Davis Powers, 91, has spent her life in the civil rights movement. She was a friend and confidante of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr... Powers wrote an op-ed ... "Don't Be Fooled By Rand Paul," in response [his] ... efforts to cultivate black voters.
A MONTH ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared to be successfully executing his campaign to destabilize Ukraine. While Russian-backed insurgents consolidated a breakaway republic, weak and divided Western governments ignored their own deadlines
Qassam Brigades chief says Israel must lift blockade of Gaza, hours after PLO attempt to agree 24-hour ceasefire stalls. Last updated: 30 Jul 2014 03:39 The leader of the military wing of Hamas has said there will be no truce in Gaza unless Israel lifts
But two years of steadily improving relations could now be coming to a halt, as Tokyo follows the lead of the United States and the European Union and moves toward imposing sanctions on Russia over its role in Ukraine.
Groups of far-right Republicans on the Mexican-U.S. border are organizing independent vigilante patrols armed with semiautomatic rifles, in a bid to address the issue of undocumented children crossing the border.
This newest tripe, I mean action alert by the Family Research Council has gotten me a bit angry. The organization is pushing a bill which could allow adoption agencies and foster care providers to engage in anti-gay discrimination under the guise of relig
The report by the agency's inspector general found that C.I.A. officers created a fake online identity to gain access on more than one occasion to computers used by members of the committee staff, and tried to cover their movements as they rooted around
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 13 state attorneys general obtained about $92 million in debt relief from Colfax Capital Corp. and Culver Capital LLC, also collectively known as "Rome Finance," for about 17,000 U.S. service members and oth
FRONTLINE presents Losing Iraq -- a 90-minute special report that The Baltimore Sun calls "stunning," adding that "no one on TV has done better investigative and long-form journalism on Iraq than FRONTLINE. Period."
As The Nation has warned repeatedly, the unthinkable may now be rapidly unfolding in Ukraine: not just the new Cold War already under way but an actual war between US-led NATO and Russia. The epicenter is Ukraine's eastern territory, known as the Donbass,
As part of its investigation into the false statements made by top Bush administration officials leading up to the Iraq war, the Center for Public Integrity has just released an interactive database where you can search who said what, when.