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WASHINGTON – A senior White House official raised the possibility Friday of a broader American military campaign that targets an Islamic extremist group's bases in Syria, saying the U.S would take whatever action is necessary to protect national security.
President Barack Obama has spent less time away from the White House than his predecessors.
Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while still ensuring those employees have access to contraception.
At a book event for Rep. Paul Ryan, his former running mate, Romney said that Hillary Clinton distancing herself from some of President Barack Obama's foreign policy was reminiscent of the campaign he ran against the president.
For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists.
AUGUST 06: U.S. Senate Democratic candidate and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes speaks at a campaign event with former U.S. President Bill Clinton and United Mine Workers of America President Cecil Roberts August 6, 2014 in Hazard, Kentucky.
Republican Scott Brown appears to be closing the gap in his U.S. Senate race against Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire, according to a new survey released Thursday.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday pressed for a more aggressive U.S. military response in Iraq to combat Islamic state militants, including a sustained air campaign, and signaled he would support sending American ground troops.
President Barack Obama won't be taking part in the ice bucket challenge that is sweeping America to raise money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.
Talk is tough against ISIS, the Sunni jihadists rampaging through Syria and northern Iraq, following the group's release of a video showing the beheading American journalist James Foley.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he's confident in his case as he faces two felony indictments on coercion and official oppression charges.
Academic who studies radicalisation says British Muslims who have joined Islamic State want to be 'at the forefront of the conflict'.
They are the nation's first African-American President and attorney general, so Barack Obama and Eric Holder always were going to face extra scrutiny over their approach to racially charged issues.
Very few confidants and former aides were frenzied when Hillary Clinton came under fire for questions about her age, health and wealth.
After splitting evenly two months ago, a majority of Americans now support U.S. air strikes in Iraq but without additional credit to Barack Obama for ordering them.
A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 02:26 am
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