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Under Attack By ISIS, Iraq Agrees To Give U.S. Troops Immunity

Under Attack By ISIS, Iraq Agrees To Give U.S. Troops ImmunityRemember last week when President Obama said he planned to send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq? Well, the U.S. couldn't do it until the Iraqi government gave U.S. soldiers immunity from prosecution, through what's called a "diplomatic note."

In Cairo, Kerry Says U.S. Is Not Responsible For Iraq’s Current Crisis

In Cairo, Kerry Says U.S. Is Not Responsible For Iraq’s Current CrisisOfficials said Kerry would address the government's heavy-handed tactics against political opponents, mass trials and death sentences, as well as broader security questions. A lot of the focus of the trip, however, was on Iraq.

Supreme Court Sides With Whistleblower In Retaliation Case

Supreme Court Sides With Whistleblower In Retaliation CaseIn a case over retaliation against a public employee who was fired after testifying about corruption, the Supreme Court says the man gave testimony as a concerned citizen and should not have been punished.

U.S. Captures Suspected Ringleader Of Attack In Benghazi

U.S. Captures Suspected Ringleader Of Attack In BenghaziThe United States has captured a militant suspected of leading the terrorist attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, said Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby.

Militant Group Advances In Iraq, Taking Northern Iraqi Town

Militant Group Advances In Iraq, Taking Northern Iraqi TownA militant Sunni group continues its offensive in Iraq, taking the northern town of Tal Afar in the early morning hours.

Lawmakers Hope To Send Unified VA Bill To Obama By Late June

Lawmakers Hope To Send Unified VA Bill To Obama By Late JuneMembers of Congress say they are confident of sending a unified version of a bill to overhaul veterans' health care to the president by the end of the month.

Militants Make Gains In Iraq Amid Report U.S. Rebuffed Calls For Help

Militants Make Gains In Iraq Amid Report U.S. Rebuffed Calls For HelpThe violence in Iraq has intensified today, with al-Qaida-linked Sunni militants moving into areas close to Baghdad after capturing the cities of Mosul and Tikrit.

Obama: Country Needs To Do Some ‘Soul Searching’ On Gun Control

Obama: Country Needs To Do Some ‘Soul Searching’ On Gun ControlJust hours after another school shooting left two dead and one injured, President Obama was asked what he's going to do about these kinds of incidents.

Student, Suspect Dead In Oregon High School Shooting

Student, Suspect Dead In Oregon High School ShootingA shooter entered an Oregon high school with a rifle yesterday and killed one student and injured a teacher, authorities said.

White House Hosts Discussion On Role Of Working Fathers

White House Hosts Discussion On Role Of Working FathersNew York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy headlined a White House discussion on working fathers today, nine weeks after an uproar over his decision to miss the first two games of the season for the birth of his first child.