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Leaders Meet In Paris To Forge Fight Against Islamic State Militants

Leaders Meet In Paris To Forge Fight Against Islamic State MilitantsWorld leaders and diplomats from more than 20 countries have gathered in Paris to discuss strategies for defeating the Islamic State insurgency.

San Diego School District’s New 18-Ton Armored Vehicle Creates Stir

San Diego School District’s New 18-Ton Armored Vehicle Creates StirThe San Diego Unified School District has acquired an MRAP, or mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle.

Missouri Lawmakers Override Vetoes On Abortion, Guns

Missouri Lawmakers Override Vetoes On Abortion, GunsMissouri's Republican-led Legislature overruled vetoes by Gov. Jay Nixon to push through measures expanding gun rights and mandating a 72-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions.

Obama Says U.S. Will ‘Take Out’ Islamic State ‘Wherever They Exist’

Obama Says U.S. Will ‘Take Out’ Islamic State ‘Wherever They Exist’Obama said that he would "not hesitate" to order strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria.

Nation Remembers 9/11 On 13th Anniversary Of Attacks

Nation Remembers 9/11 On 13th Anniversary Of AttacksOn the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, President Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden gathered on the White House lawn to observe a moment of silence.

Opinion Pages Offer Support On Plan To Combat Islamic State

Opinion Pages Offer Support On Plan To Combat Islamic StatePresident Obama's prime-time speech prompted generally cautious support from the editorial pages of major newspapers across the country this morning.

Obama Tells Lawmakers He Has Authority He Needs For Islamic State Fight

Obama Tells Lawmakers He Has Authority He Needs For Islamic State FightThe bottom line is that it is unlikely that President Obama will ask Congress for authorization to conduct military strikes against the Islamic State.

High U.S. Support For Airstrikes, Low Numbers For Obama, Poll Says

High U.S. Support For Airstrikes, Low Numbers For Obama, Poll SaysU.S. public support for airstrikes in Iraq and Syria has spiked as President Obama prepares to meet with leaders in Congress.

U.S. Announces Coalition To Fight Against The Islamic State

U.S. Announces Coalition To Fight Against The Islamic StateThe United States says it has formed a coalition of 10 countries to help in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq.

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Found Guilty In Corruption Trial

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Found Guilty In Corruption TrialA federal jury in Richmond, Va., has found former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell guilty on 11 of 14 charges in his corruption trial. His wife, Maureen, was found guilty on nine of 14 charges, including obstruction of justice.
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