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Governors get briefings on Aghan war

Governors get briefings on Aghan war

Four U.S. governors made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Saturday as part of a delegation to receive counterterrorism briefings and greet troops stationed there. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo,…

GOP prospects urge Iowa to ‘turn out’ for midterms

GOP prospects urge Iowa to ‘turn out’ for midterms

A trio of Republican presidential prospects implored conservatives Saturday to vote in November’s midterm elections while doing their best to impress likely caucus goers should they compete for the GOP…

Sabotage strikes America’s air travel system

Sabotage strikes America’s air travel system

The nation’s air travel system began to slowly recover Saturday after an alleged act of employee sabotage at a large regional air traffic control center brought Chicago’s two international airports…

Obama playing coy about naming new AG

Obama playing coy about naming new AG

Could the White House be hinting at when President Barack Obama might nominate a new attorney general? The White House won’t give away Obama’s timeline. But press secretary Josh Earnest…

Chelsea Clinton turns Bill, Hillary into grandparents

Chelsea Clinton turns Bill, Hillary into grandparents

Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton are grandparents. Their daughter, Chelsea, gave birth Friday to her first child, Charlotte. Chelsea Clinton announced the news on Twitter and Facebook early Saturday, saying…

Semi slams into college team bus, killing four

Semi slams into college team bus, killing four

A tractor-trailer crossed a southern Oklahoma highway median and plowed into the side of a Texas college softball team’s bus, killing four women on the team and injuring more than…

Eric Holder stepping down as U.S. Attorney General

Eric Holder stepping down as U.S. Attorney General

It wasn’t difficult for Barack Obama and Eric Holder to be in the same orbit. Both were sons of immigrants, Columbia Ivy Leaguers, basketball fans and prominent African-American political figures.…

More airstrikes pound IS oil sites in Syria

More airstrikes pound IS oil sites in Syria

U.S.-led coalition warplanes bombed oil installations and other facilities in territory controlled by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria on Friday, taking aim for a second consecutive day at a…

Fewer Americans than claimed fighting for extremists

Fewer Americans than claimed fighting for extremists

The U.S. believes there are about a dozen Americans fighting alongside extremist groups in Syria, not more than 100, as has been cited for months. That’s not to say there…

Most new immigrant familes fail to report

Most new immigrant familes fail to report

For nearly three months this summer, the Obama administration carefully avoided answering questions about what happened to tens of thousands of immigrant families caught illegally crossing the Mexican border and…