9:00 PM Feb 11, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – There was bipartisan consensus after the 9/11 attacks, in Congress and among Americans, that the United States would never again ignore rising threats in distant lands and allow al-Qaida or other terrorist groups to gain sanctuary as it had in Afghanistan.
9:00 PM Jan 24, 2014
Edward Snowden, center, who was a fugitive from the United States for leaking intelligence-gathering information is shown meeting with activists at an airport in Moscow, Russia, in July 2013. (ITAR-TASS/Zuma/MCT)
WASHINGTON (MCT) – The federal government is seeking billions of dollars in penalties and damages from the company that did the background check on National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.
9:00 PM Jan 9, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about unemployment insurance benefits during an East Room event January 7, 2014 at the White House in Washington, DC. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
WASHINGTON (MCT) – Before President Barack Obama finally signed it into law the day after Christmas, a defense-authorization measure bogged down for months in Congress over disputes about sexual assault prosecutions, terror detainees, Iran sanctions, surveillance of Americans and other hot-button issues.
12:00 PM Dec 6, 2013
If there's such a thing as an old-fashioned billboard going viral, that's what's happened to a poster ad showing a U.S. soldier and a Muslim woman embracing, now seen in downtown Chicago, Ill., December 5, 2013. (Paul Beaty/MCT)
WASHINGTON (MCT) – If there's such a thing as an old-fashioned billboard going viral, it's happened to a poster ad showing a U.S. soldier and a Muslim woman embracing.