Political

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama's spokesman insists the President has the highest degree of confidence in the U.S. intelligence community. White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters that Obama is not blaming American intelligence agencies for underestimating the early...
(Kabul) -- Afghanistan and the United States are agreeing to a security pact that will allow American troops to remain in the country past the end of the year. The signed agreement comes one day after Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani was inaugurated. Under the deal,...
(Hong Kong) -- Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong are under a tighter deadline than the one they gave the Chinese government. Hong Kong's chief executive told them to stop their campaign "immediately." The order came after demonstrators gave the government a Wednesday...
(Undated) -- Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger says the Free Syrian Army is disappointed with President Obama. Kinzinger says the U.S. waited too long to act in Syria. He points out the airstrikes against ISIS have slowed their momentum, but more needs to be done in order to...
(Washington, DC) -- Visitors to the nation's capital are reacting after news that the White House fence-jumper got much further into the Executive Mansion than first thought. Australian tourists Kerry and Bill Volkers are shocked to hear about the extent of the breach. The "...
(Columbus, OH) -- Early voting in Ohio is being delayed. On Monday, just hours before the polls were set to open, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked a lower court's ruling that expanded statewide early voting days and times. The 5-to-4 ruling eliminated the "Golden Week" when people...
(Undated) -- Former NY Governor George Pataki may be making a run for President according to a report from the "New York Post." The paper says Pataki has been spotted with GOP donor David Koch. Representatives for both Pataki and Koch have declined to comment.
(Washington, DC) -- The State Department disagrees with some of the comments made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today. In his speech to the UN General Assembly, Netanyahu remarked that militant Islamists want to dominate the world. When asked if the U.S. shares...
(Washington, DC) -- The "Washington Post" reports that the recent security breach at the White House was worse than originally feared. The report says the man who jumped a fence and got inside the executive mansion made it much farther into the building than was reported by the...