With two wars and the recent attack at Fort Hood, there’s more public concern about the treatment of vets. The Obama administration and Congress are doing something about that.
Critics want Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey fired for being too concerned about ‘diversity’ amid Fort Hood carnage. Will Obama go that far?
Acknowledging ‘overlap,’ Tea Party forces add anti-amnesty thrust. Tall order perhaps, but suddenly Tea Parties have respect.
Attorney General Eric Holder’s decision was bound to raise sharp responses. Those who lost loved ones in the 9/11 attacks are weighing in along with politicians and pundits.
Richard Holbrooke, Obama's special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, wants to unify allies at a time when many Europeans sense drift in the war and a lack of clear US policy.
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others are to stand trial in New York. Here's the evidence federal prosecutors will use against them.
NASA's sampling of a plume of material from a dark crater turns up water on the moon – and other organic compounds, too.
Prosecutors could throw Fort Hood shooter, Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, a lifeline in exchange for intelligence if any links to terrorist groups are confirmed.
Federal authorities don't accuse the mosques, which were seized as property of the Iran-linked Alavi Foundation, of any wrongdoing. But Muslim groups worry it's another blow to the community image.
First set up by the Shah of Iran in the 1970s, the Alavi Foundation's alleged links to Iran have been under the scrutiny of federal investigators for years.
Former Rep. William Jefferson will appeal the case. His attorneys claim the sentence is unduly harsh compared to other political corruption convictions.
Robert Bauer, Obama’s personal lawyer, will replace Gregory Craig, who took flak for his work on terrorism issues like torture and Guantanamo prison closure.
As China rises and the dollar falls, the US ally seeks more independence, but not less security, from America. Tokyo is the first stop on the president's Asia tour.
The US government Thursday moved to seize the assets of the Alavi Foundation – including a New York skyscraper and four mosques. The Justice Department says the Alavi Foundation funnels money to the Iranian government for its nuclear program.
Alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others will be tried in federal court. It's a risky decision by the Obama administration, opening the way for aggressive defense tactics.
Britain's Gordon Brown on Friday called on NATO countries to send 5,000 more troops for Afghanistan war. It's one sign that NATO may be willing to commit more forces to that war than expected.
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.