Douglas McAuthur McCain, who was killed while battling rebel forces in a Syrian suburb, made it clear on social media that he found camaraderie and a sense of conviction in the Islamic State.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal charges that the US Department of Education is strong-arming states into accepting base-line standards once viewed as voluntary. Backers say that Common Core is voluntary, because some states declined to adopt it.
The two presidents, feeling pressure on both sides of the Ukrainian-Russian border, met on the sidelines of a regional summit today in Minsk.
A new audio recording could be of the Michael Brown shooting. But it does very little to clarify what happened in Ferguson and could just fuel competing narratives.
Republicans need six seats to take back control of the Senate, but there is no sign yet that the GOP is headed for a massive win like what they saw in 2010 or what Democrats saw in 2006.
Fake quotations from famous people, no matter how often discredited, take on new life in campaign seasons. Get ready for the best line Lincoln never said: 'You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.'
Like the hapless Clark Griswold in the National Lampoon vacation film opus, US presidents can't get a break when it comes to taking a vacation. It's always the wrong time to appear to be away from affairs of state.
Midwesterner Douglas McCain was killed over the weekend. His radicalization fits a pattern of foreigners who fight for militant groups.
Presidential candidate Abdullah's threat ratchets up tension over a disputed election recount, which both candidates had agreed to in response to allegations of mass fraud.
The detention of the Russian paratroopers, who claim to have crossed the border accidentally, comes as the presidents of Russia and Ukraine attend a regional summit, with some speculating that the two may meet.
Prep for Prep identifies promising students of color and helps prepare them for placement at top-quality independent and boarding schools.
Miley Cyrus turned the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards spotlight on the homeless youth of America. Twerking is so last year.
Raymond Burse is forfeiting a chunk of his salary at Kentucky State University to improve pay for the lowest-paid workers.