U.S. general: Obama's 'legacy is already shot'

by Greg Corombos -- President Obama says thousands of U.S. troops will stay in Afghanistan beyond his initial 2017 withdrawal date but will not be resuming combat operations. A decorated U.S. general says more…

7 sex assaults reported in Marine combat unit with women

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_2537685" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Pfcs. Katie Gorz, Julia Carroll, Christina Fuentes Montenegro completed infantry training November 2013 as part of the Marine Corps’ attempts to integrate women into more…

New Obama czar will hunt 'right-wing' extremists

by Leo Hohmann --   [caption id="attachment_1705115" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Loretta Lynch's Justice Department will place new emphasis on home-grown violent extremism committed by so-called 'right wing' attackers.[/caption] Just two weeks after it more…

Dr. Carson's droll reaction to Democrats' debate

by Bob Unruh -- [jwplayer vS7zqRla] Dr. Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon and now one of the top contenders for the GOP nomination for president, apparently wasn't impressed by the Clinton-Sanders-Webb-O'Malley-Chafee debate Tuesday more…

U.S. analysts knew Afghan site was hospital

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) American special operations analysts were gathering intelligence on an Afghan hospital days before it was destroyed by a U.S. military attack because they believed it was more…

Illinois gives lottery winners IOUs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA Today) The cash-strapped state of Illinois announced Wednesday they'll be handing out IOUs for the time-being to any state lottery winner who wins more than $600. The more…