The US ambassador to Afghanistan, Karl Eikenberry, has cautioned Obama against sending more troops to the country, saying the government of President Hamid Karzai is too corrupt.
Sentencing is in December, but some worry plea deal for balloon boy parents lets them off too easy.
Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan faces 13 murder charges in connection with the Fort Hood attack. Also, President Obama ordered a review of how intelligence gathered on Hasan was handled and acted upon.
The two Japanese submarines – which were commandeered and scuttled by the US after World War II – were much larger, faster, and stealthier than US subs of the day. One included a float-plane that could attack New York.
For Lou Dobbs, resignation isn't the end. He says he won’t leave the public arena. Like Glenn Beck, will he jump from CNN to Fox News? Maybe run for public office? Stay tuned.
Lou Dobbs says he won’t leave the public arena. Like Glenn Beck, will he jump from CNN to Fox News? Maybe run for public office? Stay tuned.
Routine recanvassing has narrowed Democrat Bill Owens's lead over Conservative Party candidate Doug Hoffman in the NY-23 House race. Uncounted absentee ballots could change the result – though that seems unlikely.
The trial of Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon, who is alleged to have stolen $1,500 in gift cards, began Thursday. Both prosecutors and defense attorneys have to bring their 'A-games' to trials of public officials.
Obama will say that Asia is crucial to answering the world's major challenges – although the US intends to remain a leader across Asia. The president visits Japan, Singapore, China, and South Korea starting Friday.
Military recruits seek not just an adventure, but a much needed job.
Michelle Obama launches Mission Serve, a network aimed at linking veterans to community service groups, as part of efforts to aid their transition to civilian life. President Obama and the first lady honored veterans' service Wednesday.
Veterans Day parade in New York recognizes Navajo code talkers, whose secret vocabulary never was broken and who helped win World War II in the Pacific.
Richard Heene will plead guilty to the most serious charges in the balloon boy hoax to ensure that there is no chance his wife, Mayumi, will be deported to Japan, the family's lawyer says.
Schools are mostly finding noncontroversial ways to bring Veterans Day into the classroom. For some students, this is the first time they've ever met a vet.
The Sarah Palin "Going Rogue" book tour begins next week.
Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty will speak in New Hampshire next month.
USAID has been without an administrator since Obama took office. Rajiv Shah could bring innovative thinking to USAID, but he probably will not have the gravitas to make USAID more of a force in Washington.
For John Allen Muhammad, the convicted DC sniper, execution is scheduled for Tuesday night. He was tried in Virginia, which is known for hearing appeals rapidly.
This Veterans Day – like all days – military veterans are twice as likely to be homeless as non-vets. New efforts by the Obama administration and Congress would provide immediate help while treating the causes of homelessness among vets.
Obama's words at the Fort Hood memorial service Tuesday paid tribute to the 13 people killed last week. He highlighted the challenges this generation of soldiers faces in Afghanistan and Iraq.