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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.

Al-Qaida Leader Says The Group Has Expanded To India

Al-Qaida Leader Says The Group Has Expanded To IndiaIn a video released on Wednesday, al-Qaida's leader says the terror group has expanded to India and it intends to bring Islamic law to the entire subcontinent.

Video Purports To Show Beheading Of U.S. Journalist By Militants

Video Purports To Show Beheading Of U.S. Journalist By MilitantsExtremist group the Islamic State claims to have executed American journalist James Foley, who was abducted in Syria in 2012. The FBI is evaluating a video that was posted online Tuesday, purporting to show Foley's beheading.

Israel Resumes Gaza Strikes After Rocket Attacks

Israel Resumes Gaza Strikes After Rocket AttacksIsrael said today that it had resumed targeting "terror sites" across the Gaza Strip after renewed rocket attacks on the Jewish state.

What’s Behind Those Abuse-Of-Power Charges Against Perry?

What’s Behind Those Abuse-Of-Power Charges Against Perry?Texas Gov. Rick Perry, considered a possible GOP presidential candidate in 2016, was indicted on felony abuse-of-power charges late Friday in connection with his veto of funding for state public corruption prosecutors.