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Members of Juneau community hold “I Can’t Breathe” rally

Members of Juneau community hold “I Can’t Breathe” rallyThe rally, similar to protests held around the country, attracted about 40 people in the capital city.

Amid Scandal, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Resigns

Amid Scandal, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson ResignsAfter a series of embarrassing incidents that called into question the efficacy of the Secret Service, Julia Pierson, the service's director, has resigned.

Afghanistan’s New President: ‘Hold Me Accountable’

Afghanistan’s New President: ‘Hold Me Accountable’"Hold me accountable" is the message from Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani, who took the oath of office today, succeeding Hamid Karzai, a leader many accused of lacking accountability.

White House Announces Campaign Against Campus Sexual Assault

White House Announces Campaign Against Campus Sexual AssaultThe "It's On Us" campaign, which includes several new public service announcements, is backed by the NCAA and promoted by media giant Viacom.

House Passes Bill That Authorizes Arming Syrian Rebels

House Passes Bill That Authorizes Arming Syrian RebelsThe final tally was 273 to 156. But many members of both parties broke ranks with their leaders — Reps. John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi — who strongly backed the measure.

Boehner: House GOP ‘Ready To Work With The President’

Boehner: House GOP ‘Ready To Work With The President’Boehner says "we ought to give the president what he's asking for."

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.

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.

Fatal Shooting At Firing Range Sparks Debate About Safety

Fatal Shooting At Firing Range Sparks Debate About SafetyA 9-year-old girl in Arizona on Monday accidentally killed her firing-range instructor when she lost control of an Uzi submachine gun.

Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local Police

Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local PolicePresident Obama has ordered a review of federal programs that supply local law enforcement agencies with military weapons and equipment after concerns over how the police handled unrest in Ferguson, Mo., in the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown.
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