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  • Obama has bipartisan support against Islamic State, still faces doubts

    President Obama and his advisors appear to have convinced Americans that the Islamic State militants wreaking havoc in Iraq and Syria are a threat to the U.S. This week he'll try to prove he's capable of taking them on. In laying out a plan to use U.S....
  • Iran supreme leader spurns U.S. overture to fight Islamic State

    PARIS/DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's supreme leader said on Monday he had personally rejected an offer from the United States for talks to fight Islamic State, an apparent blow to Washington's efforts to build a military coalition to fight militants in both...
  • Constitutional law experts Yoo, Turley, debate Islamic State action at CNU

    Constitutional law experts Yoo, Turley, debate Islamic State action at CNU
    NEWPORT NEWS — Constitutional law professors Jonathan Turley and John Yoo on Monday offered sharply different opinions on the appropriate use of presidential war power at a forum on the campus of Christopher Newport University. The pair debated in...
  • US hits Islamic State south of Baghdad in first strike under new Obama orders

    WASHINGTON The United States bombed an Islamic State position southwest of Baghdad on Monday in what the U.S. Central Command said was the first airstrike undertaken under expanded rules of engagement President Barack Obama outlined in a speech last week....
  • Obama's Iraq policy gains bipartisan support, polls show

    Majorities of Republicans and Democrats say they support President Obama's plan for attacking Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, a rare bit of bipartisan backing for the president, two new polls show. Six in 10 Democrats and a slightly larger share of...
  • New voting strategy, atheists, and assault: Letters

    New voting strategy, atheists, and assault: Letters
    New voting strategy It seems like for at least the past 10 years, I have ended up voting for the person I least dislike. Election after election, either local or national, state or federal, I'm amazed at what's left on the ballot to vote for. I...
  • U.S. to Assad: Beware of interfering with U.S. air power in Syria

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Syrian military's air defenses would face retaliation if Syria attempted to respond to U.S. air strikes that are expected against Islamic State targets in Syria, senior U.S. officials said on Monday. President Barack Obama's...
  • Four finalists picked for future Obama library

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Four universities, including two in Chicago, one in New York and one in Hawaii, have been picked as finalists to host a future Barack Obama presidential library, the library's foundation said on Monday. The Barack Obama Foundation...
  • 2 Chicago universities among Obama presidential library semifinalists

    2 Chicago universities among Obama presidential library semifinalists
    The University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago have been selected to enter the next round of bidding to host President Barack Obama’s presidential library and museum, placing sites on the city’s South and West sides in...
  • House GOP wants more oversight of Obama's request to arm Syrians

    House GOP wants more oversight of Obama's request to arm Syrians
    Facing skepticism in Congress over a White House request to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants, House Republican leaders Monday unveiled a revised proposal that beefs up congressional oversight in hopes of winning bipartisan...
  • Obama awards Medal of Honor to two Vietnam War veterans

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor, America's most distinguished honor for heroism in combat, to two soldiers who fought in the Vietnam War, one who survived and one who was killed in action. Obama hung the medal...