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  • U.S. Weighs Attacking Islamic State Fighters In Syria

    EDGARTOWN, Mass. — Declaring that the beheading of an American journalist was a terrorist attack on the U.S., the Obama administration paved the way Friday to broaden its fight against Islamic State militants by acknowledging that it is weighing how...
  • Feds revise rule on birth control mandate

    Feds revise rule on birth control mandate
    Under increasing legal and political pressure, the Obama administration issued a new rule Friday designed to ensure that female employees have access to birth control while accommodating religious employers that object to covering it through their...
  • Obama may seek additional funds to battle Islamic State

    President Barack Obama, soon to end a two-week working vacation in Martha's Vineyard, has not yet been presented with military options for attacking Islamic State targets beyond two important areas in Iraq, said White House deputy national security...
  • Obama Taking Right Tack Against Terrorists

    The propagandists of the Islamic State must have imagined that their brutal video of the beheading of journalist James Foley would intimidate and terrorize the world. But people aren't built that way, not in Muslim countries or anywhere else. When they...
  • John Bolton's bad advice for Obama on Ukraine

    To the editor: I scanned former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton's Op-Ed piece for any mention of how his onetime boss handled a similar crisis: Russia's partial annexation of Georgia in 2008. ("U.S. still has time to stake out a position...
  • Holder's Ferguson passion imperils justice

    Holder's Ferguson passion imperils justice
    Though I've known prosecutors to try their cases in front of television cameras, Attorney General Eric Holder's visit to embattled Ferguson, Mo., left me with an especially queasy feeling. Nearly six years ago, Patrick Fitzgerald, at the time U.S....
  • Crist expected to roll to victory in Florida's Democratic primary for governor

    MIAMI Charlie Crist has ignored his opponent in the Democratic primary for governor for nearly a year, and now voters will decide the soundness of his strategy on Tuesday. The former Florida governor is expected to roll up a big double-digit victory over...
  • Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend

    A truism: Almost nobody looks good in his booking photo. That said, the 47th governor of Texas, one James Richard Perry, certainly gave it his best shot when he faced the camera at the Travis County Courthouse last week. The resultant image is ... not...
  • Obama tech policy maven moves to Silicon Valley role

    Todd Park, President Barack Obama's chief technology officer who played a role in fixing the flawed Healthcare.gov website, is moving to a new job recruiting top Silicon Valley talent to government, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday....
  • U.S. moves to ensure birth control access at religious companies

    (Reuters) - The Obama administration will ensure access to birth control coverage for employees of closely held companies that object on religious grounds to contraception, one of the health benefits mandated by the Affordable Care Act. The move...
  • Obama's approach in confronting Islamic State overlooks Syria

    WASHINGTON Despite two weeks of U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, the Islamic State retains its bloody grip on roughly half of the country and is rolling up new conquests in Syria, piling pressure on President Barack Obama to develop a comprehensive,...