Political

(United Nations) -- President Obama will focus on the deadly Ebola epidemic when he speaks at the United Nations today. Global health experts expect the epidemic to continue spreading quickly in West Africa over the next few weeks. Obama is deploying roughly three-thousand U.S...
(Undated) -- The U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. says the U.S. is at war with ISIS. Ambassador Samantha Power tells NBC's "Today" the U.S. will not coordinate airstrikes with the Syrian government. Power says Syria is not a reliable partner in the strikes. The latest round of...
(Wichita, KS) -- Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is getting a little help from his Texas counterpart. Texas Governor Rick Perry was in Wichita yesterday to campaign for Brownback, who is running for re-election. Perry touted the economic growth and the tax cuts that Kansas has...
(United Nations) -- President Obama says foreign terrorist fighters pose a growing threat to world peace and stability. Chairing a special UN Security Council meeting, the President said groups like ISIS "betray Islam." UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said tens of thousands of...
(New York, NY) -- Michelle Obama wants world leaders to be as brave as schoolgirls in troubled parts of the globe. On Wednesday, the First Lady praised kidnapped schoolgirls in Nigeria as well as the Pakistani teenager who was shot in the head by the Taliban because she...
(Washington, DC) -- The State Department is tapping a former ambassador to India to serve as the U.S. Ebola coordinator. Ambassador Nancy Powell will be in charge of America's push to get more nations worldwide involved in bringing the spread of the deadly virus under control...
(Princeton, NJ) -- Most American adults would like to see a third party in U.S. politics. Fifty-eight-percent of respondents in a new Gallup poll said a third party is needed. They feel the Republican and Democratic parties do a poor job representing the American people. Support...
(Undated) -- Former Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon and current Fox News contributor Ben Carson is considering a 2016 presidential run. According to the "Baltimore Sun," Carson told radio host Hugh Hewitt that the "likelihood is strong" that he will seek the GOP nomination, depending...
(San Francisco, CA) -- Governor Jerry Brown is holding a 21-point lead over Neel Kashkari in the race for California governor. A Public Policy Institute of California poll finds that Brown leads Kashkari 54 percent to just 33 percent. PPIC President Mark Baldassare says it's no...