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Obama admits U.S. underestimated Muslim extremists

Obama admits U.S. underestimated Muslim extremists

President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in the Middle East and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq’s army to…

Advice to teens: Practice birth control, use protection

Advice to teens: Practice birth control, use protection

Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation’s most influential pediatricians’ group…

Janes Fonda talks about sexual abuse of her mother

Janes Fonda talks about sexual abuse of her mother

Jane Fonda told an audience of activists and philanthropists that her mother had been sexually abused as a child before eventually committing suicide at 42. Fonda shared the personal story…

Obama: Mistrust of police corrodes America

Obama: Mistrust of police corrodes America

The widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed by the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in Missouri exists in too many other communities and is having…

Increased White House security sparks anger

Increased White House security sparks anger

The prospect of more of the U.S. capital being closed off after an intruder got into the White House has struck a nerve in Washington over public space being eroded…

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…

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…

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…