5 Myths About Obama's ISIS Plan Debunked
It's been a pivotal week on the international stage, particularly when it comes to President Obama's plan to "degrade, and ultimately destroy" ISIS, the terrorist group. But the details of the plan can be confusing.
NJ Man Held in Second WH Incident in Less Than 24 Hours
A man was arrested at the White House today after trying to enter a barricaded entrance to the White House complex with his car, the second security incident on the grounds of the executive mansion in less than 24 hours.
Sunday on 'This Week': Ambassador Samantha Power
This Sunday, as the campaign against ISIS intensifies, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power comes to ???This Week.??? And the powerhouse roundtable debates all the week???s politics, with Democratic strategist James Carville, ABC News contributor and Republican strategist Ana Navarro, Wall Street Journal...
Survivor of Boko Haram Kidnapping Recounts Escape
WASHINGTON -- Sleeping in her hostel, "Saa" remembers being awoken by the sound of gunfire last April.
"The Boko Haram people came into the school," the shy, young Nigerian woman quietly recalls.
Soon after, Boko Haram militants ordered her and other female students to gather in a courtyard while everything in the school was burned.
Using a pseudonym and covering her head with a scarf to conceal her identity, "Saa" emotionally detailed her capture and subsequent getaway Friday for the first time in public in the United States.
Excerpt: 'Duty' by Robert Gates
Excerpted from DUTY by Robert Gates. Copyright ?? 2014 by Robert Gates. Published in arrangement with Alfred A. Knopf, and imprint of The Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, a division of Random House LLC. Author???s Note This is a book about my more than four and...
Chief Justice Roberts: Justices Scalia, Ginsburg Wouldn't Be Confirmed Today
?? LINCOLN, Neb. ??? Chief Justice John Roberts expressed concern today over the bitter partisanship gripping Washington, saying two sitting justices who sailed to confirmation would never make it through the Senate today. In a speech at the University of Nebraska College of Law, Roberts...
Joe Biden Ends Gaffe-Heavy Week With Another Gaffe
Oh, Joe. Vice President Joe Biden managed to step in it this morning while speaking about domestic violence and sexual assault at the Democratic National Committee???s annual Women???s Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C. After giving an impassioned plea to end such abuse, Biden closed his...