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The United Nations Security Council is expected to adopt a binding resolution this week that would require nations to bar their citizens from traveling abroad to join terrorism organizations, part of a U.S.-led effort to galvanize the international community against what Obama administration officials call an "unprecedented" threat from extremists flocking to Syria and Iraq.  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

UN To Bind Nations On Rules Regarding ‘Unprecedented’ Terrorist Threat

The United Nations Security Council is expected to adopt a binding resolution this week that would require nations to bar their citizens from traveling abroad to join terrorism organizations, part of a U.S.-led effort to galvanize the international community against what Obama administration officials call an “unprecedented” threat from extremists flocking to Syria and Iraq.

09/22/2014

Putin Sends Obama New Year's Message: US, Russia Must Uphold Global Stability   ( JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Sanctions Russia’s Largest Bank

The Obama administration is sanctioning Russia’s largest bank as part of a new round of financial penalties aimed at punishing Moscow for its support of separatists in Ukraine.

09/12/2014

File photo of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Dem Senator: US Must Take On Islamic State Militants

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says it’s critically important that the United States strongly confront the insurgent Islamic State organization.

09/09/2014

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks during the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 29, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Jindal Sues Obama Administration Over Common Core

Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.

08/27/2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pledged “to share a big hug with Paris” and express American solidarity with the French people following last week’s deadly terrorist attacks.  (credit: Dan Himbrechts - Pool/Getty Images)

Kerry: ‘We Are Committed To Avoiding The Trap Of Strategic Rivalry’ With China

Despite tensions and a clear but officially unacknowledged rivalry, improving U.S. cooperation with China is critical to maintaining stability and security in the Asia-Pacific as well as combating the effects climate change, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday.

08/14/2014

Immigrants Arrested

Report: ICE Released More Than 2,000 Immigrants Facing Deportation For Budget Reasons, Didn’t Tell White House

Government officials decided to release more than 2,000 immigrants facing deportation in 2013 strictly for budget reasons and didn’t tell the Homeland Security secretary about the plan, according to an oversight report.

08/13/2014

A majority of Americans say that unaccompanied minors apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border should be allowed to remain in the country for at least some length of time. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Of Americans Say Migrant Children Should Stay In US Temporarily

A majority of Americans say that unaccompanied minors apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border should be allowed to remain in the country for at least some length of time.

08/11/2014

Cuban President Raul Castro talks with people at the end of a meeting at the Artemisa Mausoleum monument on July 26, 2014. (credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

AP: Obama Administration Program Secretly Sent Young Latin Americans To Cuba To Gin Up Rebellion

An Obama administration program secretly dispatched young Latin Americans to Cuba using the cover of health and civic programs to provoke political change, a clandestine operation that put those foreigners in danger even after a U.S. contractor was hauled away to a Cuban jail.

08/04/2014

Report: Obamacare Website Cost $840M, More Than $150M Spent On Failed Launch (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Obamacare Website Cost $840M, More Than $150M Spent On Failed Launch

The Obama administration has spent an estimated $840 million on HealthCare.gov, with more than $150 million of that being spent on the failed version of the Affordable Care Act website that launched in 2013.

08/01/2014

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks during the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 29, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Jindal: Obama Administration ‘Making Our Country A Magnet For These Migrants’

Gov. Bobby Jindal blasted the Obama administration Thursday for providing few details to Louisiana officials about the more than 1,000 unaccompanied immigrant children who have been released to sponsors in the state.

08/01/2014

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