November 19, 2017 | In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Monday, November 20, 2017
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives on Thursday rejected a call for all U.S. forces to leave Afghanistan this year, endorsing more time for President Obama's surge strategy to work despite waning public support for the war. ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday that the United States feels "great urgency" to assist Japan and is confident that Japan will rebuild. Read the full story.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Joe Miller may have lost his bid to become Alaska's senator, but the Tea Party favorite has just won a chance to start a new career as a traveling speechmaker. Read the full story.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- Legislation to bar federal funds from being spent on National Public Radio passed in the House of Representatives on Thursday, although its ultimate prospects of becoming policy looked doubtful. Read the full story.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Congress on Thursday bought itself more time to work out a much-delayed budget deal as the costs of the stalemate were increasingly felt across the globe. Read the full story.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate's approval of a short-term funding bill gives Congress time to find common ground on a spending plan that will take the country through the end of the year, the White House said on Thursday. ...
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who signed sweeping curbs on public unions into law on March 11, may be emerging as a potential 2012 Republican presidential contender, according to a poll issued on Thursday. Read the...
SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - Idaho's Republican Governor Butch Otter on Thursday signed into law a measure that strips public school teachers of some major collective bargaining rights and does away with teacher tenure. Read the full story.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two senators on Thursday asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to review the capacity of the nation's nuclear plants to withstand disasters in the wake of the Japan nuclear crisis. Read the full story.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. failure to act more swiftly and forcefully over Libya is allowing an "extraordinary opportunity" to slip away and Washington's reputation could be affected for decades by its response, a key senator said on Wednesday. ...