Robert Burns and Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 1:34pm
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday gave the White House a plan to "rapidly defeat" the Islamic State group, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday. The strategy includes significant elements of the approach President Donald Trump inherited, while potentially deepening U.S. military involvement in Syria.
Jessica Gresko, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 1:25pm
The District of Columbia's police department should appoint an independent consultant to examine the actions of police on Inauguration Day, when more than 200 people were arrested and charged with rioting, the city's Police Complaints Board said in a report Monday.
Hallie Golden, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 1:24pm
In the hopes that the new Bears Ears National Monument will be rescinded, a Utah lawmaker has already introduced a resolution encouraging the state to redesignate a small slice of the area and make it a state park.
Andrew Demillo, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 1:16pm
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday set execution dates for eight inmates in an attempt to resume the death penalty after a nearly 12-year hiatus, even though the state lacks one of three drugs needed to put the men to death.
Ken Thomas, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 1:10pm
President Donald Trump warned Monday that the nation's health care system was in danger of imploding and said Congress must make fundamental changes to the sweeping health law passed by his predecessor.
A southern Illinois community that solidly backed President Donald Trump has rallied behind a Mexican restaurant manager who doesn't have legal permission to live in the U.S. and has been detained by immigration officials.
Matthew Pennington, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 12:30pm
U.S. officials huddled Monday with key Asian powers to discuss tensions with North Korea, which have been stoked by a recent missile test and an airport killing officials believe was ordered by Pyongyang.