CBS News: 'Chickens***' Comment 'Drove US-Israeli Relations To A New Low'CBS News reports that U.S.-Israeli relations have reached a “new low” after a senior Obama administration official called Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a “chickens***” in a story for The Atlantic.
GOP Rep: White House Developing Plans To Bring Non-American Ebola Patients To US For TreatmentThe chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he has received information from within the Obama administration that the White House is developing plans on bringing non-American Ebola patients to the U.S. to treat them.
House Intel Committee Chair: Conflict With ISIS Will Last Decades If US Doesn't Put Special Forces On GroundThe chairman of the House Intelligence Committee warns that if the U.S. does not put Special Forces on the ground in Iraq and Syria, then the conflict with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria will last decades.
Holder: My Biggest Failure Was 'Inability To Pass Gun Safety Laws After Newtown Massacre'Eric Holder feels his biggest failure as attorney general under President Barack Obama was the inability to pass federal gun control laws following the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting.
Kerry: 'Irresponsible' Not To Aid 'Valiant' Kurds Against ISISU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to "valiant" Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would be "irresponsible" and "morally very difficult" not to support them.
Study: US Natural Gas Surge Won't Slow Global WarmingCheap and plentiful natural gas isn't quite a bridge to a brighter energy future as claimed and won't slow global warming, a new study projects.
CBS News: Name Of US Operation Against ISIS Is 'Inherent Resolve'Bolstered by intensified U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeting militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Kurdish militiamen fought pitched street battles Wednesday with the extremists in a Syrian Kurdish border town near Turkey, making small advances, activists and officials said.
Supreme Court Likely To Allow Muslim Inmate To Grow Out BeardThe Supreme Court appeared likely Tuesday to side with an Arkansas prison inmate who says his Muslim beliefs require him to grow a half-inch beard.
Obama Administration Urges Calm Over U.S. Ebola CaseThe Obama administration on Friday urged calm over the single case of Ebola in the United States, seeking to reassure the American public that there is little chance of an outbreak of the illness in this country.
Brewer Spokesman: States Have 'Right To Determine Who Is Issued A Driver's License,' Not Obama AdministrationThe Obama administration has urged a court to reject Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's appeal of a ruling that blocks the state from denying driver's licenses to young immigrants who have avoided deportation under a change ordered by the president.
Holder: Mixed Record On National Security Issues Attorney General Eric Holder was just months into the job when he announced plans to prosecute the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and other alleged co-conspirators in a New York courtroom, rather than through the Guantanamo Bay military commission process.
Poll: 72 Percent of U.S. Says Religion Losing Influence on American LifeNearly three-quarters (72 percent) of the American public says religion is influence in the U.S. as a divide between the religiously affiliated and those without religion continue to widen.
UN To Bind Nations On Rules Regarding 'Unprecedented' Terrorist ThreatThe 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.
Obama Administration Sanctions Russia's Largest BankThe 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.
Dem Senator: US Must Take On Islamic State MilitantsSen. Kirsten Gillibrand says it's critically important that the United States strongly confront the insurgent Islamic State organization.