- Congress: US fails to stop most people trying to join ISIS Updated: Sep-29-15 5:19 pm
WASHINGTON - The government has largely failed to stop more than 250 Americans who have traveled overseas since 2011 to join or try to join terrorist groups, including the Islamic State group, a new congressional study concluded on Tuesday. It did not provide details on the several dozen who have sneaked back into the United States without being arrested or monitored.
- In fight over embassy security site, Virginia leads Georgia Updated: Sep-16-15 4:40 pm
WASHINGTON - Three years after the Benghazi attack, the Obama administration and Republicans in Congress still haven't agreed on where to build a consolidated Diplomatic Security training center that both say is critical for protecting American embassies and consulates around the world.
- White House: Obama wants to admit more Syrian refugees Updated: Sep-10-15 7:43 pm
WASHINGTON - The United States is making plans to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees in the coming budget year, a significant increase from the 1,500 people who have been cleared to resettle in the U.S. since civil war broke out in the Middle Eastern country more than four years ago, the White House said Thursday.