• Robin Williams Dead at 63

      Famed comedian and actor Robin Williams is dead at the age of 63. He apparently committed suicide. His family says he was fighting depression. The star of "Mork and Mindy" and "Mrs. Doubtfire," had been in and out of recovery and had fought addiction for much of his life... continue reading »

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    • Arming the Kurds; Hillary Clinton vs Pres Obama

      Fox News has confirmed the U.S. has authorized arming the Kurds of Iraq in their defense of the Kurdish areas of Iraq from ISIS.. the terrorists who've taken over much of the country. The U.S. had previously only been willing to allow the Iraqi government to get U.S. weapons and equipment, but the rapid advances of ISIS and weakness of Iraq's Prime Minister has led to a change of heart. Kurdish forces have retaken two cities that ISIS had taken over in Kurdish areas of Iraq. That's thanks to U.S. airstrikes which have given Kurdish peshmerga forces air cover... continue reading »

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    • U.S. Air Strikes Hitting Iraq Terrorists

      President Obama late yesterday authorized airstrikes and humanitarian aid drops for thousands of people in Iraq trapped by radical Islamic terrorists in Iraq. The President said, "Today America is coming to help." The President said U.S. troops would not be returning to Iraq. The U.S. military has already begun food and water drops to religious minorities trapped in northern Iraq. Late this morning, we learned air strikes by the U.S. have begun against ISIS terrorists. We've got Fox team coverage and lots of in-depth analysis... continue reading »

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    • Is Russia Going to Invade Ukraine?

      President Obama will sign legislation reforming the Department of Veterans Affairs today during the 11am hour. It gives the VA power to hire lots more doctors and nurses, and to fire employees who aren't doing their jobs. It also gives more than 16 billion dollars in new funding.

      1120EDT -- POTUS delivers remarks and signs H.R. 3230, the Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014. Fort Belvoir, VA. LIVE... continue reading »

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    • The Country Is In a FOUL Mood

      Primaries yesterday in Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington gave us few surprises last night. Carl Cameron has the news.

      New polling from NBC News and the Wall Street Journal show an American public that is not amused. More than 70% believe the country is headed in the wrong direction. Just 14% approve of the job Congress is doing. Just 40% approve of the job President Obama is doing (an all-time low in this poll). 71% of Americans believe economic problems are caused by politicians inability to get things done. Yikes. The mood of the country is sour!... continue reading »

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    • Ebola Patient #2 Headed to America

      White House is focused on Africa today.. with several African heads of state in town to discuss expanding trade and security ties between the U.S. and Africa. President Obama is promising $14 billion in new aid to the continent.

      There could be discussions as well about the spread of the Ebola virus. There are over 1600 cases so far, and more than 750 deaths... continue reading »

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    • Is There A Threat From Ebola in the United States?

      Despite a seven hour humanitarian truce between Israel and Hamas, shelling continues at this hour. Two Israeli missiles struck a house in Gaza.. a terror commander was reportedly killed. Israel says the truce does not apply to areas where fighting is raging. John Huddy is on the Israel/Gaza border and Rick Leventhal reports beginning this afternoon from Gaza City... continue reading »

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    • Congress in Chaos

      Congress in chaos.

      Republicans failed last night to pass a funding bill to help stem the flood of illegal immigrants coming across our Southern borders. A Tea Party revolt that seemed to start with Senator Ted Cruz.. had the GOP pulling the measure from consideration. There are reports they'll try again today, but the Senate also failed to pass anything and don't seem willing to put off their five week vacation that starts today.

      Congress did manage to pass an emergency short-term measure to fund highway spending. They also passed a VA overhaul... continue reading »

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    • Congress Gets Ready to Abandon Ship

      Congress working hard to try to wrap up several big pieces of legislation before they ditch town Friday for FIVE WEEKS of recess. (must be nice!)

      A Senate vote on the Veterans Affairs overhaul could come as soon as today. It would try to help vets get easier and quicker access to health care, hire more health workers, and allow the VA to fire underperforming employees... continue reading »

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    • Congress Running Out of Time

      There are numerous reports today that President Obama is considering drastic moves on immigration reform. The Wall Street Journal today suggesting the White House is considering dramatically scaling back deportations and granting work permits to millions of illegal immigrants living in the U.S. The President would use executive orders to make the moves blaming Congressional inaction on comprehensive immigration reform. It would likely set off a political firestorm... continue reading »

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