Iran speeds weapons deliveries to US ally in Iraq
Fox News | 8/27/14 2:42 PM
U.S. officials are taking a wary view of the disclosure this week that Iran – one of four countries the United States accuses of supporting terrorism – has begun arming the Kurdish Regional Government in northern Iraq, as the Kurds scramble to combat the threat posed by ISIS.
California drivers brace for costly new gas tax
Fox News | 8/27/14 1:55 PM
At 68 cents a gallon, Californians already pay the nation's second highest gas tax. It goes up again in January to pay for a first in the nation climate change law that hits motorists where it hurts most: the pocketbook.
Report: FBI official used "poor judgment" in suit
Fox News | 8/27/14 12:23 PM
A former leader of the FBI's Milwaukee field office used "extremely poor judgment" in appearing to try to influence the testimony of a subordinate in a disability discrimination lawsuit, according to a Justice Department inspector general report issued Wednesday.
The Note: Obama Mulls Options for Airstrikes Over Syria
ABC Politics | 8/27/14 7:30 AM
By JOHN R. PARKINSON (@jparkABC) NOTABLES OBAMA APPROVES ISIS SURVEILLANCE FLIGHTS OVER SYRIA: President Obama has approved U.S military surveillance flights over Syria to track the Islamic militant groupÂ ISIS, a group that American warplanes have been attacking in neighboring...
Scathing report slams VA delays
CNN | 8/27/14 6:18 AM
An official investigation into VA health care facilities in Phoenix found that 28 veterans had "clinically significant delays" in care, and six of them died, but investigators couldn't conclusively link their deaths to the delays.
Delays Didn't Necessarily Cause Deaths, VA Report Finds
ABC Politics | 8/26/14 5:28 PM
When it was revealed in April that Veterans Affairs officials had maintained secret wait lists and covered up wait times for veterans seeking health care, the deaths of at least 40 such veterans stoked national outrage. But those long wait times and cover-ups didnâ€™t cause the...
Montana's 'refreshing' candidate 'needs more time'
CNN | 8/26/14 2:50 PM
U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is famous for his flat-top and middle of the road politics. Amanda Curtis, Tester's fellow Democrat and would-be colleague from Montana, is known for her nose ring and her unabashedly liberal affiliations.
Perry goes on offense
CNN | 8/26/14 10:41 AM
Will Rick Perry be able to rehabilitate from his indictment? Our cast takes a look.
VA report: No deaths due to wait times
CNN | 8/26/14 10:41 AM
The soon-to-be-released inspector general's report finds that a waiting list is not the cause of any deaths at the VA facility in Phoenix, a Department of Veterans Affairs official said Tuesday.
Democratic operative joins Rick Perry legal team
CNN | 8/26/14 7:10 AM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry added another high-powered lawyer to his team fighting a felony indictment against him, but this addition is just as much about sending a message than winning the case.