Newt Gingrich (R-Pa.) gives his views on the strategy to defeat ISIS.
Istanbul (AFP) - As parents take their children to first day of school, one father is particularly concerned: a new examination that assigned thousands of students into religious high schools has caught many parents in Turkey off guard.
Around 130,000 Syrian refugees have reached Turkey in the past four days after fleeing the advance of Islamic State militants, Turkey's deputy prime minister said Monday, warning that the number could rise further.
Potential GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul plans to open an office in the San Francisco area.
The White House acknowledged on Monday that some Americans fighting with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria have returned to the United States, estimating that more than 100 fighters from the U.S. have joined the terrorist group.
Bill O'Reilly outlined his personal plan to defeat ISIS which includes funding and training Syrian moderates to defeat ISIS.
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) lays out 5 points he believes will restore America's economic foundation and put the United States on the right track for several generations.
Topics: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Senate Armed Forces Committee, ISIS, Centers for Disease Control, President Obama, Syrian rebels, Benghazi, White House Picnic, Michelle Obama
Domestic violence statistics, girls sold as sex slaves, the wage gap-- what are the real statistics behind the plight of American women? And are the real numbers beyond critical analysis? The Factual Feminist, Christina Hoff Sommers, takes a look beyond the headlines and reveals her list of the Top 5 feminist myths.
2 men caught in 24 hours on property.
The government of Sierra Leone has put the entire country and its 6-million people in time out for three days.
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., hammered Secretary of State John Kerry Wednesday, telling the former chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee the administration is exercising the worst judgement possible in handling the threat posed by ISIS. Do you realize how unserious, the things that you have laid out and the things that were laid out yesterday, sound? Corker said. Youre asking us to approve something that we know, the way youve laid it out, makes no sense. It seems like a political answer.
The Obama administration quietly has been forcing new gun buyers to declare their race and ethnicity, a policy change that experts say provides little law enforcement value while creating the risk of privacy intrusions and racial profiling. With little fanfare, the Bureau for Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in 2012 amended its form 4473 - the transactional record the government requires gun purchasers and sellers to fill out when buying a firearm - to identify buyers as either Hispanic, Latino or not. Then a buyer must check their race: Indian, asian, black, pacific islander or white.
With the Pentagon and the White House having two different statements on whether or not boots on the ground in Syria is even an option, is there friction between the two?
Taiwanese animators release an animated video portraying the Scottish Referendum adding a little humor. Krystin Goodwin (@krystingoodwin) has the comical video.
President Barack Obama is calling the problem of sexual assault on college campuses "an affront to our basic humanity." At the White House Friday, Obama unveiled a new campaign to change the way people think about campus sexual assault.
Mitch McConnell is hardly a lovable guy. The Republican leader in the U.S. Senate has a dour public persona and many of his constituents don't view him as a "real Kentuckian," according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll that underscores what his election campaign already knows - McConnell has an image problem. While other politicians might be deterred by polls showing how unpopular they are in their home state, McConnell has risen to the challenge as he seeks a sixth term in what is perhaps his toughest re-election battle in a 30-year Senate career.
Nike cancels its endorsement deal with Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson after he was charged with child abuse. The sport retailer's decision to suspend his contract came just hours after the player was placed on the NFL's commissioner exempt List.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen did not comment on the central bank's most recent policy decisions or the U.S. economy in pre-recorded remarks to a conference on savings among low-income families on Thursday. Yellen's remarks were delivered to a meeting of the Corporation for Enterprise Development a day after the Fed's main policy committee decided to keep its current interest rate guidance intact. The short statement by the Fed chair noted that the financial position of many low and middle income families remained below where it was before the 2007 to 2009 financial crisis as a result of depressed housing values and a drop in income.
It's an amazing story of survival. A wall of flood water and mud crashed into a home, carrying away Ryan Scarcy's one-year-old son. But the baby survived. He had mud and water in his lungs and some cuts and bruises, but he's expected to be ok.