Some female soldiers at the Guantanamo Bay prison have filed equal opportunity complaints challenging court orders barring them from jobs that would require touching detainees while escorting them to hearings and attorney-client meetings, a military judge said Monday. Continue reading
The punk rock band Dropkick Murphys is asking Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to stop playing one of their songs, saying on Twitter that “We literally hate you.” Continue reading
Today in the Morning Line: A weekend full of GOP 2016 At least 17 Republicans have indicated their interest in running this cycle Money, attention, the Obama effect, and history are all reasons so many are throwing their hats in … Continue reading
The former Arkansas governor mocked Obama’s elevation of climate change as a critical issue. Huckabee says a greater threat is violent radical elements stoking fear around the world. He says America hasn’t done enough to strike those terror groups. Continue reading
President Barack Obama says the political vacuum in Yemen hasn’t affected U.S. counterterrorism operations inside the Middle Eastern country. Continue reading
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is encouraging the main candidates in Nigeria’s upcoming presidential vote to accept the results and tamp down potential postelection violence in a country reeling from an al-Qaida linked insurgency. Continue reading
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including President Obama’s State of the Union agenda, a controversial invitation to the Israeli prime minister to address Congress and a fight among Republicans over a new abortion bill. Continue reading
About 12 million people across the U.S. have money socked away, in most cases by their parents, in special savings accounts meant to be used to pay for college.
On Tuesday, the White House broke a longstanding State of the Union tradition. Rather than distributing an embargoed copy of the President’s speech to the press and press alone, the address was made public on the blogging site Medium for everyone’s understanding, criticism and analysis.