Friday, August 8, 2014

U.S. hits ISIS militants in Iraq

U.S. hits ISIS militants in Iraq

U.S. hits ISIS militants in Iraq

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 08:53 AM PDT

Two U.S. F/A-18 jet fighters bombed artillery of Sunni Islamic extremists in Iraq on Friday, escalating America's military involvement more than two years after President Obama brought home forces from the country.

W.H. details goals of latest Iraq mission

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 10:21 AM PDT

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says the Administration's priority is protecting Americans serving in Iraq.

Obama authorizes airstrikes in Iraq

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 04:18 AM PDT

President Obama has authorized U.S. airstrikes and humanitarian aid in Iraq. CNN's Barbara Starr has more.

ISIS overtakes Iraq's largest Christian city

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 05:14 AM PDT

Iraq's largest Christian town has been overrun by the same militant Islamists who have gained a foothold in parts of eastern Syria and western and northern Iraq.

Toddler breaches security, delays Obama address

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 05:16 AM PDT

A toddler delayed President Obama's address on Iraq when he squeezed between the bars of the White House fence.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's political woes

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 05:16 AM PDT

New York's Governor Andrew Cuomo is facing his first major political crisis. CNN's Jason Carroll reports.

Immigration: How far can Obama go on executive actions?

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 04:26 AM PDT

As the administration considers what executive actions President Barack Obama can take on immigration, the central question is how far can he go?

Hillary Clinton's unpaid warriors

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 11:10 AM PDT

Taj Magruder has never voted for Hillary Clinton. He has no connection to her paid staff. And he is not collecting a paycheck from a cadre of groups anticipating a Clinton presidential run in 2016.

VA blames 'confusion' for misstatements about deaths

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 08:33 AM PDT

The Department of Veterans Affairs apologized on Thursday for causing "confusion" in communicating about the number of deaths caused by delayed care at its medical facilities, but said "there was no intent to mislead anyone."

Obama: VA overhaul law will help agency keep pace with demand

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 01:48 PM PDT

Along with increased hospitals and physicians, the VA overhaul law will allow vets in remote or rural areas and those unable to get care "in a reasonable amount of time" to see private doctors, Obama noted.

Obama signs $16.3 billion VA bill

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 12:56 PM PDT

President Obama signed a $16.3 billion bill that will allow the VA to hire more doctors and build more facilities.


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