Political

(Arlington, VA) -- Pentagon spokesman John Kirby says the military is still assessing a strike on a key terrorist target in Somalia. Admiral Kirby said the missile attack was conducted by manned and unmanned aircraft and was aimed at the leader of the militant group al-Shabaab...
(Undated) -- The Pentagon is confirming a U.S. military strike against terrorists in Somalia. Rear Admiral John Kirby says results of the strike are being assessed. He didn't elaborate on the details, but Somalia says a U.S. drone strike hit a village held by Islamic al-Shabaab...
(Staten Island, NY) -- Embattled Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm has a court hearing in Brooklyn today. Prosecutors accuse Grimm of tax evasion in connection with an Upper East Side restaurant he used to own. Grimm claims he's innocent and is a victim of a political...
(Undated) -- Southern Utah University is erasing Nevada Senator Harry Reid's name from one of its buildings. Reid's name had been placed on the school's Outdoor Engagement Center to honor the famous alumnus. Utahns who oppose many of Reid's political views met with the school's...
(Undated) -- Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is moving from Capitol Hill to Wall Street. Cantor will join international investment bank Moelis and Company as vice chairman and managing director. He'll also have a seat on the board of directors. Cantor resigned his seat...
(Milwaukee, WI) -- President Obama spent part of Labor Day in Milwaukee on Monday. Obama had the thousands in attendance at Laborfest on their feet with a passionate speech about his vision for middle class workers. The President detailed some of the ways he believes the economy...
(Cedar City, UT) -- Southern Utah University is taking Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's name off one of its buildings. University President Scott Wyatt says removing Reid's name from one of the school's buildings is not politically motivated. Reid's name had been placed on...
(New York, NY) -- New York Senator Chuck Schumer is announcing a breakthrough on efforts to hold foreign states accountable for backing terrorism. He's the co-sponsor of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act. The bill would allow families to sue countries and groups that...
(Jackson, MS) -- Instead of today, a spokesman for Chris McDaniel says the Republican will announce tomorrow whether he'll appeal a judge's decision dismissing his election challenge. Special Judge Hollis McGehee dismissed McDaniel's lawsuit challenging his loss in the June 24th...