WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration searched for answers Wednesday about a reported chemical weapons attack in Syria that would mark the most flagrant violation yet of the U.S. "red line" for potential military action. But the possibility of intervention seemed ever smaller after America's top general offered a starkly pessimistic assessment of options.
After virtually ignoring the nation's biggest environmental issue for years, Republican leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee are planning a major hearing on climate change on Sept. 18 and are inviting leaders of 13 federal agencies to testify. It will be the first time since President Obama unveiled his climate action plan in June that administration officials will testify on Capitol Hill about the agenda.
Legalization activists hope "former marijuana aficionado" president will "evolve."
ORRVILLE, Ohio (AP) — House Republicans are using town hall meetings and other gatherings in their districts to push an anti-Washington message even though they're in charge of the House.
Like many government documents released by the government, much of the classified information the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court order released on Wednesday was redacted and blacked out. This may leave the casual reader a bit confused with the fragmented sentences and random structure.