National

(Arlington, VA) -- American military officials in Iraq are assessing just how effective Iraqi security forces are. President Obama sent U.S. military advisers to Iraq to analyze the security situation. Obama has repeatedly said he is not interested in sending U.S. combat forces...
(Washington, DC) -- A bill to restock the federal Highway Trust Fund is on its way to the Senate. The House on Tuesday passed the more than ten-billion dollar measure that extends funding for highways and bridge repairs to next spring. The White House has warned that hundreds of...
(St. Louis, MO) -- A federal appeals court is set to decide today whether to stay a convicted murderer's execution. Late Tuesday night, a federal judge stayed the Missouri execution of John Middleton for a second time. The stay was issued about an hour before Middleton was...
(Denton, TX) -- The voters in a north Texas town will decide whether to ban fracking. The Denton city council Tuesday night decided against a ban on hydraulic fracturing for petroleum and natural gas drilling. The proposed ban now goes on the November ballot, but it isn't clear...
(Pinal Co., AZ) -- Protesters in Arizona upset over the steady tide of migrants entering the U.S. from Mexico appear to have won a round with authorities. Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu says he got word yesterday afternoon that buses carrying undocumented migrants will no...
(Undated) -- Health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act is something of a good news-bad news story. Industry analysts estimate that 14 and-a-half million Americans now have health insurance through the law known as Obamacare. However, about five-million of those...
(Undated) -- South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham says bills are dying in the Senate, despite passing through the Republican-held House. Senator Graham says a majority of those bills could improve the economy, and touch on topics like the Keystone Pipeline and Obamacare. Graham...
(Moscow) -- Two men are in custody in connection with Tuesday's deadly subway train derailment in Moscow. Police arrested a maintenance foreman and his assistant. Twenty-two people were killed and about 160 were injured when three cars derailed. Several dozen people remain in...
(Fruitland Park, FL) -- A Florida police department is embroiled in controversy after three employees were discovered to have ties to the Ku Klux Klan. One of the employees of the Fruitland Park Police Department admitted to state investigators that she and her husband did join...