10:05 PM Sep 10, 2014
Opening a new military front in the Middle East, President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes inside Syria for the first time Wednesday night, along with expanded strikes in Iraq as part of "a steady, relentless effort" to root out Islamic State extremists and their spreading reign of terror.
10:53 AM Aug 19, 2014
Calling for a sharp separation between the nation's armed forces and local police, President Barack Obama on Monday urged a re-examination of programs that have equipped civilian law enforcement departments with military gear from the Pentagon.
9:00 AM Aug 15, 2014
More than two-thirds of the recent rapid melting of the world's glaciers can be blamed on humans, a new study finds.
1:04 PM Jun 10, 2014
Up to 5 million Americans struggling to make their monthly student loan payments could find relief under a program President Barack Obama expanded Monday, part of an election-year push by Democrats to paint Republicans as blocking common-sense steps that could help the middle class.
1:32 PM Jun 7, 2014
In a new revelation in the growing Veterans Affairs' scandal, the organization's acting head says that an additional 18 veterans whose names were kept off an official electronic VA appointment list have died.
12:03 PM May 18, 2014
Bill and Hillary Clinton are fighting back against critics as if they are waging another campaign, the clearest sign yet that, perhaps, they are.
12:00 PM May 10, 2014
'Troubling' reports of school districts making it tough to enroll immigrant children
2:02 PM May 8, 2014
The Drug Enforcement Administration is trying to stay one step ahead of synthetic drug makers, wholesalers and retailers as it broadens its crackdown on the growing black market product.
6:07 PM Mar 1, 2014
A surprisingly optimistic outlook among younger Americans and a higher stock market pushed up a measure of U.S. consumer sentiment in February.
6:00 PM Feb 22, 2014
Democrats, facing fewer opportunities to pick up seats in the Senate and House, see a more fertile playing field in the three dozen governors' races across the country this year.

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