On Wednesday, the Senate's education committee is set to take up the issue of whether federally mandated annual testing should remain a requirement under the No Child Left Behind law.
In a 2006 speech to the nation, President Bush outlined the U.S.’s successes in capturing and questioning high-level terrorists involved with the 9/11 attacks. The president also lauded the contributions of intelligence officers in their quest to bring those responsible…
In the winter of 2003, the CIA came into possession of a specific and disturbing bit of information. Al Qaeda, the intelligence said, was planning to strike the U.S. by hijacking a specific list of incoming international flights from France…
By PBS NewsHour
The ongoing war on terror has driven a dramatic rise in spending in the name of security. In his new book, “Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War,” New York Times investigative journalist James Risen examines the cost --…
By Stephen Braun, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — As a U.S. senator from Illinois running for the White House in 2007, Barack Obama sponsored a resolution to prohibit President George W. Bush’s administration from taking military action against Iran unless it was explicitly authorized by Congress.
By Associated Press
President Barack Obama as of Friday has spent all or part of 138 days on vacation, less time away from the White House than his predecessors. Here's a look at how they compare. The totals exclude trips to the Camp…
By Donna Cassata, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — After a period in limbo with a slew of other nominees to be U.S. diplomats around the world, John Tefft gained Senate confirmation Thursday night as America’s new envoy to Russia.
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
The McClatchy news service late Thursday published what it said are the voluminous, still-classified review's 20 findings. It concludes that the "enhanced interrogation techniques" failed to produce valuable intelligence; the CIA misled the Bush administration, Congress and the public about…
By Frank Carlson
A collection of portraits of world leaders -- painted by none other than former world leader President George W. Bush -- goes on display in Dallas on Saturday.
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