U.S. to Leave More Troops than First Planned in Afghanistan

U.S. troops stand guard in front of a police medical warehouse in Kabul

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.

Hagel Resigns as Defense Secretary

AP

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.

House Republicans Sue Over Obama’s Healthcare Law

Cathey Park of Cambridge, Massachusetts wears a cast for her broken wrist with ''I Love Obamacare''

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.

Congress Vows to Block Obama After Iran Talks Collapse 

John Kerry

VIENNA—Just hours after Secretary of State John Kerry announced that talks between Iran and the West ended in failure, congressional leaders are planning to take their own action against Tehran in a legislative bid to prevent it from acquiring nuclear weapons, according to multiple lawmakers and senior congressional insiders familiar with the strategy.

U.S. to Leave More Troops than First Planned in Afghanistan

U.S. troops stand guard in front of a police medical warehouse in Kabul

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.