There was confusion about possible U.S. actions against ISIS in Iraq Thursday night, as news organizations published differing and contradictory reports about possible air strikes or humanitarian drops. The Pentagon denied that the U.S. dropped bombs or humanitarian supplies for Kurdish Iraqis stranded by ISIS forces. Continue reading
What happens when a drone crashes into one of the world’s largest hot springs? The aircraft might potentially damage the spring, but trying to remove it might cause even more damage.
While a few free health clinics have shut their doors in Arkansas and Washington, most expansion-state non-profit free clinics are reassessing their business strategies. Medicaid offers the potential to give their patients better access to specialists, diagnostic testing and hospital care, and that’s created a sense of unease for operators of the clinics that for decades have played a key role in the nation’s health-care safety net. Continue reading
FORT BELVOIR, Va. — President Barack Obama says the government must ensure that the Veterans Affairs Department has the resources to keep up with the demands of troops returning from war.
Washington’s NFL team has drawn more fire over its use of the “Redskins” nickname, this time from the collegiate level.
The New York Times and a Midwest security firm are reporting a massive breach of online privacy that includes the collection of more than a billion username and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses. Gwen Ifill talks to Dmitri Alperovitch of CrowdStrike about the method and urgency of the hack and who might be behind it. Continue reading
Hawaii is under a tropical storm warning as two hurricanes spin their way across the Pacific ocean. Residents are bracing themselves for torrential winds, rains and flooding, all of which are likely to cause power disruptions on the Islands. Continue reading
The new Associated Press-GfK poll offers a look at how nine potential 2016 presidential candidates appeal to the public. Continue reading