Amid GOP cries to 'do something' on Ukraine, the Pentagon weighs increasing military exercises, forward deploying equipment and personnel, and increasing naval, air, and ground presence. But there are also risks in doing too much, Pentagon officials say.
US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel warned both North Korea and China to respect their neighbor's borders and announced plans to deploy two additional ballistic missile destroyers to aid Japan in conflict with North Korea.
The NRA is fighting challenges to bans on high-capacity magazines and the right to carry a concealed weapon. The NRA employs about two dozen in-house lawyers and hires many more outside lawyers to do battle in courtrooms across the country.