LISBON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said for the first time on Saturday his goal was to end the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan by the end of 2014 and to significantly reduce the number of U.S. troops deployed there by then. Read the full story
NEW YORK — A federal judge on Saturday ordered Gawker Media to pull leaked pages of Sarah Palin’s forthcoming book “America by Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith and Flag” from its blog. The injunction prohibits Gawker from “continuing to distribute, publish or otherwise transmit pages from the book” pending a hearing on Nov. 30. A […]
A judge orders Gawker to pull down excerpts from Sarah Palin’s forthcoming book. Read the full story.
SALEM, Ore. — People who knew Bruce Turnidge and his son say they loved their guns, hated President Obama, and fantasized about starting a militia and a tent city in the woods for people who shared their radical beliefs. Prosecutors say they acted on their anger at the government by planting a bomb that blew […]
World leaders want Afghanistan to control its own security by 2014, but what will it take to get there? Read the full story.
SEATTLE (Reuters) – A military appeals court has ordered Army prosecutors to halt proceedings against one of five U.S. soldiers charged with murdering unarmed Afghan civilians and staging them to appear as combat casualties. Read the full story
“The Reids were the first real Democrats that I spent a lot of time with,” Lee told NBC News, “and I discovered fairly quickly that we didn’t agree on almost anything. Any time I tried to defend the actions of the Reagan administration, they’d all jump all over me, so sometimes I like to say […]
LISBON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama used the international stage Saturday to press his Republican opponents in Congress to ratify a new nuclear arms deal with Russia. Read the full story
Joe Miller’s refusal to concede the Alaska Senate election has Republicans divided over how to respond to an awkward political standoff between a GOP incumbent who has already declared victory and a GOP nominee whose campaign still maintains a committed core of grassroots support. From The Huffington Post
“Hey, wait a minute”, you say. “Is this a put on? What does the latest patchwork California budget, slapped together a hundred days late, have to do with national security?” Rising seventeen floors above the heart of downtown Sacramento is the building that houses the California Department of Justice. If and when Attorney General and […]