The U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals has now added a new entry to the roster of remarkable judicial footnotes.
U.S. military forces Monday conducted an operation in Somalia against al-Shabab, the main al Qaida affiliate in the east Africa country, the Pentagon said.
Running for the U.S. Senate was never a sure thing for Claire McCaskill. She had to be courted. The story goes that she was so resistant to the idea that it took an extraordinary intervention from Sen. Charles Schumer of New York, who in 2005 headed the Democratic recruiting committee.
An announcement by Israel that it was appropriating nearly 1000 acres of land in the West Bank, a preparatory step toward further settlement construction, has drawn criticism from the United States and protests from the Palestinian leadership.
The U.S. military began to conduct air strikes and air-drop humanitarian aid to a starving Iraqi town south of Kirkuk besieged by militants of the Islamic State since mid-June, according to a Pentagon spokesman late Saturday night.
In life-or-death trials, as in real estate, a lot comes down to location, location, location.
The last two presidents, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, are teaming up to launch a program to study presidential leadership and decision making.
The Obama administration unveiled a host of new sanctions Friday against more than 30 companies and individuals doing business in or with Iran, seeking to thwart that nation’s nuclear ambitions, its support for organizations the United States deems as terrorist groups and mute its support for the embattled regime of Syrian leader Bashar Assad.
The United States does not expect to follow the United Kingdom in raising its terror alert level because of concerns over Islamic militants.
Three opinions issued Friday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit provide a compare-and-contrast opportunity for those keen on judicial writing.
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill will lead a hearing next week to examine the militarization of state and local police following this month’s protests and riots in Ferguson, Mo.
REYKJAVIK - Icelandic authorities Friday lowered an aviation alert, hours after raising it to its highest level over a small lava eruption detected near a volcano in the south-east.
The House of Representatives should debate and vote on whether to authorize expanded military force in Iraq, U.S. Reps. Walter Jones, R-N.C., Barbara Lee, D-Calif., and James McGovern, D-Mass., wrote in a letter sent on Thursday to House Speaker John Boehner.
A former Tacoma, Wash.-area soldier serving time for his role in the 2009 drug-related death of his 16-year-old girlfriend will get another chance at a lighter sentence.
Pennsylvania is proving to be a classic case of incumbent fatigue.
The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 4.2 percent from April to June, the government reported Thursday in a second estimate.