Star Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt decided to show his appreciation to the men and women of the Houston Police and Fire Departments by sending them pizza.
KABUL (Reuters) – The United States is preparing to increase the number of troops it keeps in Afghanistan in 2015 to fill a gap left in the NATO mission by other contributing nations, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the situation.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command and NORAD will be flying “Civil Air Patrol aircraft, Air Force F-16s, an Air Force C-38, and a U.S. Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter” over the nation’s capitol late tonight.
A Democratic lawmaker in New Mexico who angrily referred to Republican Gov. Susana Martinez as “the Mexican on the Fourth Floor” was elected as minority whip by the party over the weekend.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has resigned, a U.S. defense official said on Monday, adding that President Barack Obama had accepted his resignation.
The White House on Friday partially relied on data from a contested decades-old study to tout the economic benefits of President Obama’s executive order on immigration.
Chinese cyber attacks on U.S. businesses and the U.S. government cost the United States trillions of dollars and millions of jobs, the Epoch Times reports.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday sued over the implementation of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, according to court documents.
The New York Times edited out all mentions of a statement made by secretary of state John Kerry that condemned Palestinian leaders for calling “days of rage” against Israel, and called the synagogue attack “an act of pure terror and senseless brutality and murder.”
Terrence Patrick Bean, a prominent gay rights activist and donor to the Democratic party, was arrested on Wednesday for allegations of sexual abuse of a 15-year-old boy, according to The Oregonian.
German anti-Semitism grew sharply in the months following the Gaza conflict, Israel Hayom reports.
Israeli authorities seized on Thursday a weapons shipment bound for east Jerusalem, Israel Hayom reports.
AMARI Estonia/LONDON (Reuters) – NATO warplanes have had to scramble 400 times this year in response to an increase in Russian air activity around Europe not seen since the Cold War, the alliance’s chief said on Thursday.
A Department of Justice public affairs official called CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson “out of control” for her coverage of the Fast and Furious scandal, and even called her editors at the broadcast network to complain, emails obtained by the watchdog group Judicial Watch show.
(Reuters) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohommad Javad Zarif will leave the nuclear talks with six world powers on Friday and return to Tehran for discussions with top officials four days before a deadline for a final agreement expires.
According to Air Force documents obtained by Judicial Watch, the flight cost for President Obama’s Labor Day 2014 weekend trips for fundraising, personal business, and politicking came to a total of $1,539,402.10 in taxpayer-paid transportation expenses.