| Feb 22, 2014
| 1:38 PM
For nearly a decade the debate continued over whether Sgt. Rafael Peralta deserved the Medal of Honor for combat bravery.
Conflicting physical and medical evidence were at the center of the dispute involving the Marine from San Diego, who was killed...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 8:53 AM
WASHINGTON — Democrats on the Senate intelligence committee clashed Wednesday with CIA Director John Brennan over his response to a classified committee report on CIA interrogations a decade ago that included water-boarding.
At a hearing to...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 1:00 PM
I don't understand why liberals and progressives think that President Obama is so wonderful. His State of the Union Address was empty of serious proposals, disappointing and unresponsive to the real problems Americans face and disturbing in its tendencies...
| Mar 19, 2013
On the 10th anniversary of the start of U.S.-led operations in Iraq, a bipartisan group of legislators in Washington submitted a resolution calling for the Medal of Honor to be awarded to Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta of San Diego, killed......
| Mar 6, 2013
Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Alpine) is renewing his efforts to have the Medal of Honor awarded to a Marine from San Diego killed in combat in Iraq. In 2008, then-Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates ruled the actions of Sgt. Rafael Peralta......
| Aug 20, 2012
A prized 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster, one of a handful of such cars by the German automaker left from prewar Nazi Germany, was sold Sunday for $11.77 million at an auction in Pebble Beach, Calif.
However, vintage car history was made...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
President Obama is expected to nominate Chuck Hagel, a former Republican senator and Vietnam veteran, to be Defense secretary, officials said, setting up a confirmation battle with lawmakers and interest groups critical of Hagel's views on Israel and...
| Oct 21, 2012
When Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the other day the U.S. war in Afghanistan is "succeeding" and "has turned an important corner," I could have sworn I had heard that before. Where could it have been?
Ah, now I remember. In 2003, Defense...
| May 1, 2011
| 8:53 PM
President Barack Obama just spoke to the American people about the U.S. operation that killed terrorist leader Osama bin Laden.
Some key points from the president's brief speech:
• Obama praised the "tireless and heroic work" of the military. ...
| May 1, 2011
| 3:34 AM
President Barack Obama’s remarks in the White House East Room at 10:35 p.m. Chicago time Sunday:
Good evening. Tonight, I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin...
| May 1, 2011
| 9:40 PM
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release May 1, 2011
REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON OSAMA BIN LADEN
11:35 P.M. EDT
THE PRESIDENT: Good evening. Tonight,...