President Obama orders the US military to review its sexual assault problems.
Senior Syrian opposition figures are questioning whether they should attend peace talks next month following U.S. warnings that the swift departure of President Bashar al-Assad from power cannot be guaranteed, opposition sources said.
The Robertson family released a statement on A&E's decision to suspend Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty for comments made in an interview with GQ.
Seven House Republicans including Darrell Issa asked the Department of Justice to open a criminal investigation against James Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence, over Congressional testimony provided about the NSA's data collection.
Katie Couric's syndicated television talk show has been canceled. It became a huge disappointment for the well-lknown journalist, the Walt Disney Co. (which co-produced the show), and television stations that agreed to pay hefty fees to license it.
President Barack Obama and the First Lady spoke to mothers Wednesday from the Oval Office promoting Obamacare as a safety net to families. "As Barack said, your stories are powerful. And it’s our job as mothers to make sure that our young people are informed about their “invincibility,” to make sure that other moms and families out there really understand what this law provides and that they can take advantage of it. This is the beauty of it. People have choices," Michelle Obama claimed.
Volunteers served more than 2,000 U.S. military a hot breakfast Thursday as the soldiers traveled home for Christmas via the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The troops were coming from Fort Jackson, South Carolina and will reportedly have two weeks of Christmas vacation with their families.
President Obama chose Billie Jean King and Caitlin Cahow to act as delegates at the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia. Former delegates have included political figures such as Michelle Obama and former president George W. Bush. “I am equally proud to stand with the members of the LGBT community in support of all athletes who will be competing in Sochi and I hope these Olympic Games will indeed be a watershed moment for the universal acceptance of all people,” King stated. President Obama will not attend the event.
Gay CNN anchor Don Lemon said he disagreed with A&E's decision to fire a 'Duck Dynasty' star for anti-gay remarks, saying he 'always errs on the side of free speech.'
While most presidents are hostage to events, such as a hurricane or war, Charles Krauthammer claimed Barack Obama is hostage to his signature legislation. "Here, the irony is that the event Obama is hostage to is Obamacare; it's something he created. You talk about the trust factor. It isn't only the statement he made, if you like your plan, you can keep it, which has been decided by a whole bunch of people to be the lie of the year," Krauthammer said on Fox.