| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:59 AM
Tammy Duckworth, an Illinois congresswoman and Iraq War amputee, announced Monday that she is pregnant and is due in early December.
Duckworth, 46, a Democrat from Hoffman Estates running for her second term in the House, is expecting a girl,...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
So much for non-ideological foreign policy.
When Barack Obama ran for president he vowed to be non-ideological. He was a pragmatist and a problem-solver. It wasn't just that George W. Bush's ideology was awful, ideology itself was a kind of sinful...
| 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....
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:54 PM
The new superintendent of the Naval Academy said Thursday that the institution is a national leader in confronting sexual assault and sexual harassment among students, and should be helping other schools tackle what he described as a widespread problem....
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Declaring that the beheading of an American journalist was a terrorist attack on the United States, the Obama administration said Friday that it was weighing how to confront Islamic State militants in Syria, in what would be a major escalation of U.S....
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:30 AM
The Iraq war was once again front and center on the campaign trail in New Hampshire last week, with a Democratic president under fire.
The gruesome beheading of native son James Foley at the hands of Islamic militants thrust the issue to the fore,...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 11:26 AM
President Obama said Tuesday that he is working to “regain the trust” of the nation’s veterans by improving their access to quality healthcare and education as he struggles to recover from a scandal that thrust the beleaguered Department...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Lake County Commissioner Welton Cadwell will be guests on local public-affairs programs this weekend. Cadwell was recently elected chairman of the Central Florida Expressway Authority. The guest lineup:
Rubio talks to Ybeth...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Two letters long, it is arguably the most fruitless word in the English language, an evocation of paths not taken, possibilities foreclosed, regrets stacked high -- and it lies like a pall of smoke over President Obama's Wednesday-night...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:28 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....
| 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...