| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:52 PM
The military offensive ordered by President Obama against marauding Islamic State militants barely resembles the grinding ground war that the United States waged in Iraq from 2003 to 2011, but may prove just as tough to win.
Rather than U.S. combat...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 12:58 PM
President Barack Obama said Wednesday night that the United States is going to war "to degrade and ultimately destroy" the group known as the Islamic State.
So right off you know one thing we will not do: destroy it. The only thing more reliable than...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 8:18 PM
Can President Barack Obama lead a coalition to degrade or destroy the terrorists of the Islamic State?
He stared resolutely into the camera from the White House last week, talking of war and threats. He's a good talker. He enunciated. But the ideas...
| Sep 14, 2014
President Barack Obama will visit U.S. Central Command, headquartered at MacDill Air Force Base, on Wednesday for a briefing from his commanders on battle plans against the Sunni insurgent group Islamic State.
"As we implement the President's strategy...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 5:12 PM
President Obama plans to address the nation Wednesday to outline a broader offensive against Sunni Muslim militants in the Middle East, a move welcomed by a number of key congressional leaders who have come to view the extremist group Islamic State as...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Richard Gere goes slumming in the streets of Manhattan and emerges with one of his more remarkable performances in "Time Out of Mind," . Executed in a plot-free observational mode that relatively few American independent filmmakers have attempted this...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Former Vice President Dick Cheney has not appeared to enjoy as much interest from his party in retirement as he had while in office.
Once a fixture at the Republican lunches every week in the Senate, Cheney has not been seen much in the halls of the...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 4:17 PM
RICHMOND – Bob and Maureen McDonnell both rested their cases Wednesday, leaving just a few steps to go before a jury decides their fate.
Closing arguments will likely come Friday, federal Judge James R. Spencer said, wrapping up a five-week case....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:31 PM
I remember the date, March 19, 2003, quite well because it was the fiftieth birthday of a lifelong friend from childhood, and I had just called to give him a hard time about it. Later that evening, we were treated to a spectacular fireworks display....
| Aug 15, 2014
Every time President Barack Obama thinks he has succeeded in establishing restraint as the central doctrine of his foreign policy, a new outburst of chaos in the Middle East draws him back in.
In 2011, fears that Libya's Moammar Kadafi would massacre...
| May 2, 2014
| 5:28 PM
A former U.S. Marine Corps intelligence officer from Cooper City was formally charged Friday with bribery and exceeding his authorized level of access to a government computer.
Jose Emmanuel Torres, 37, has been cooperating with investigators and is...