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Graham: Islamic State will attack on US soil, Obama must stop terror group’s rise

Sun, 08/10/2014 - 10:27am

South Carolina GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham sounded the alarm Sunday about the growing threat of Islamic State launching an attack on American soil unless President Obama takes more decisive action to stop the terror group’s surge across Iraq and Syria.

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Obama poised to extend record of executive action during congressional recess

Sun, 08/10/2014 - 3:00am

With Congress on August recess after failing to agree on a plan to help fix the country’s pressing immigration problems, President Obama is poised to take matters in his own hands with executive actions.

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US launches five more airstrikes Sunday, destroying four Islamic State armored vehicles

Sun, 08/10/2014 - 3:00am

The United States launched another round of airstrikes Sunday against Islamic militants in Iraq, destroying several armed vehicles, according to the Defense Department.

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Hawaii gov ousted in Dem primary, Senate race too close to call

Sun, 08/10/2014 - 1:50am

Hawaii Democratic Gov. Neil Abercrombie, in a historic loss, was soundly defeated in Saturday's primary by a state senator, while the island's marquee U.S. Senate race remained too close to call. 

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New website ReaganBook wants a friend request from conservatives

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 8:00pm

ReaganBook is the brainchild of conservative activist Janet Porter, who said she decided to start a new social network after seeing several pro-life, pro-Israel and anti-gay marriage posts blocked by Facebook.

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US launches four airstrikes against Islamic militants in Iraq

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 6:41pm

U.S. military forces conducted four more airstrikes on Islamic militants in Iraq Saturday, taking out armored carriers firing 'indiscriminately' on civilians, US military officials said.

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Prime chance in Iowa for potential 2016 GOP candidates

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 5:14pm

The calendar says Iowa's presidential caucuses are more than a year away. But it's never too early for potential GOP presidential candidates in 2016 to court social conservatives in the early-voting state.

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Storm clears Hawaii, polls open for hot primaries for Senate, governor

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 1:16pm

Hawaii residents go to the polls Saturday to vote in key primary races including hotly-contested Senate and gubernatorial contests, as the worst of a tropical storm that pounded the island state for several days has passed.

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Obama poised to extend record of executive action during congressional recess

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 12:48pm

With Congress on August recess after failing to agree on a plan to help fix the country’s pressing immigration problems, President Obama is poised to take matters in his own hands with executive actions.

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Obama says Iraq situation will take more than 'weeks' to solve

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 11:21am

President Obama braced Americans on Saturday for a sustained military involvement in Iraq, saying the United States is prepared to continue with air strikes to protect U.S. diplomats and citizens and others under attack from the ISIL terror group.  

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Islamic militants advance despite 2 rounds of US airstrikes

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 9:02am

The Islamic militants expanded their drive near Iraqi Kurdistan Saturday despite two U.S. airstrikes aimed at mortar positions and a seven-vehicle convoy.

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New VA secretary makes first hospital visit in Phoenix amid scandal

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 6:04am

Reports that dozens of people died while waiting to see a doctor and that employees covered up long wait times at the Phoenix VA hospital helped touch off a national firestorm over veteran care. 

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Hagel says US and India must improve defense cooperation

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 5:22am

Capping two days of meetings here, Hagel's speech to New Delhi business leaders and scholars reflected the hopes and frustrations of America's struggles to forge weapons development agreements with India.

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State Department hires company to prep officials for congressional grillings

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 4:37am

The Washington Times reports that the department has hired a company called AMTIS, Inc. to train staffers to effectively speak with lawmakers and testify at congressional hearings.

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Primary election postponed for 2 precincts in Hawaii after storm

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:11pm

Nago says the rest of the primary will move forward as planned and he says the precincts will vote absentee later.

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Oracle sues Oregon over health insurance exchange

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:36pm

Oracle Corp. is suing Oregon in a continuing fiasco over the state's health insurance exchange, saying Oregon is continuing to use the technology company's software despite $23 million in disputed bills.

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Krauthammer on Iraq: 'Why in God's name we don't resupply our allies... is beyond me'

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:31pm

Charles Krauthammer said Friday on "Special Report with Bret Baier," that it is "astonishing" to learn that the United States has not supplied the Kurds with weapons to hold back Islamic militants in Iraq.

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Key ObamaCare official likely deleted emails now sought in House probe

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:32pm

The Department of Health and Human Services informed House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa in a letter Thursday that some of the emails belonging to Marilyn Tavenner, who leads the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, may not be “retrievable.”

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40 Years Ago: Nixon, in resigning, had no road map but met his moment

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:00pm

For the business of resignation, there was no road map: no historical precedent for Richard Nixon to model, no pinstriped Wise Men with experience in this realm to consult.

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Watergate trivia quiz: Test your Nixon knowledge

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:00pm

Four decades after the epic scandal that drove President Richard Nixon from office, how well do you remember the cast of characters, their quirky traits, and foul deeds?

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