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Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning after heading the Justice Department for six years. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

WH Official: Holder Resigning As US Attorney General

Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning after heading the Justice Department for six years.

09/25/2014

An Islamic State militant stands on the rubble of houses after a Syrian warplane was reported shot down by ISIS forces. (Photo by AFP/Getty Images)

US Diplomat Calls Islamic State ‘Monstrous Group’

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says America doesn’t have to be perpetually at war, but it must take on the surging Islamic State group.

09/25/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24:  President Barack Obama speaks at the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly at United Nations Headquarters on September 24, 2014 in New York City. World leaders, activists and protesters have converged on New York City for the annual UN event that brings together the global leaders for a week of meetings and conferences. This year's General Assembly has highlighted the problem of global warming and how countries need to strive to  reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Obama Calls For Dismantling IS ‘Network Of Death’

President Barack Obama declared that the world is at a “crossroads between war and peace” Wednesday vowing to lead a coalition to dismantle the Islamic State militant group’s “network of death.”

09/24/2014

President Barack Obama. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Draws Criticism For ‘Coffee Cup’ Salute

President Obama landed in New York for the UN General Assembly debate Wednesday, and his salute to a Marine as he stepped off the helicopter has drawn some criticism online.

09/24/2014

Declaring the world at a crossroads between war and peace, President Barack Obama vowed at the U.N. on Wednesday to lead a coalition to dismantle an Islamic State "network of death" that has wreaked havoc in the Middle East and drawn the U.S. back into military action in the region. 
 (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Calls for Dismantling ISIS ‘Network of Death’

Declaring the world at a crossroads between war and peace, President Barack Obama vowed at the U.N. on Wednesday to lead a coalition to dismantle an Islamic State “network of death” that has wreaked havoc in the Middle East and drawn the U.S. back into military action in the region.

09/24/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Senator: Drop Nomination Of Controversial Judge

President Barack Obama’s controversial selection of Michael Boggs to become a federal judge in Georgia lacks enough votes to survive and the nomination should be withdrawn, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Monday in what amounts to a rare rebuff of the president from his own party.

09/22/2014

The man accused of scaling a security fence and getting into the White House with a knife is scheduled to have his initial appearance Monday in federal court. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

White House Intruder Identified as Army Veteran

The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said Sunday.

09/20/2014

Two French Rafale jets fired four laser-guided bombs to destroy a weapons and fuel depot outside the northern city of Mosul. (Photo by FRANCK PENNANT/AFP/Getty Images)

France Joins U.S. In Fighting Islamic State Militants In Iraq

French president says forces will operate independently, but will welcome requests to coordinate with Iraqi and American forces to strike ISIS targets in Iraq.

09/19/2014

Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the nation needs to bring young men into the struggle against domestic violence by encouraging them to stand against the crime on college campuses.  (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden On Domestic Violence: ‘The NFL Hasn’t Seen Nothing Yet’

Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the nation needs to bring young men into the struggle against domestic violence by encouraging them to stand against the crime on college campuses.

09/19/2014

Fighters from the Nureddine al-Zinki, a moderate faction made up of former members of the Syrian Free Army, take position behind sandbags near the city of Aleppo. (Photo by BARAA AL-HALABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Hails Senate Approval Of His Plan To Arm Syrian Rebels

The president stated that American forces “do not have a combat mission.”

09/18/2014

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