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President Obama's announcement Wednesday that he is drastically expanding the U.S. military campaign against the Islamic State militant group was met with both tentative relief and reservations from Republican lawmakers, who expressed concern that the president's plan was not...
President Obama’s strategy to beat back Islamic State militants spread across Iraq and Syria will depend on far more than U.S. bombs and missiles hitting their intended targets. In Iraq, dissolved elements of the army will have to regroup and fight with conviction. Political...
More than two dozen Muslim American clerics and community leaders condemned Islamic terrorism at a crowded news conference in the District on Wednesday, denouncing the atrocities committed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and calling on young Muslim Americans to resist the...
The Obama administration’s effort to win Arab allies in the fight against the Islamic State will have to overcome years of accumulated mistrust of American policies as well as the overlapping regional rivalries that helped fuel the ascent of the militants. Progress has been...
Tonight President Obama will address the American public and explain his decision to expand the ongoing Middle East war with more US bombings in Iraq and Syria. The decision to expand the US military campaign comes amidst high public emotions stirred by two gruesome beheadings...
President Obama on Wednesday authorized a major expansion of the military campaign against rampaging Sunni militants in the Middle East, including American airstrikes in Syria and the deployment of 475 more military advisers to Iraq. But he sought to dispel fears that the United...
All Austin police officers are scheduled to complete training this month to reduce the number of dogs they shoot. The Austin American-Statesman reports (http://bit.ly/1Br2n0s ) the department decided in the spring after several high-profile shootings to put all of its officers...
A lightning strike last month that severely injured a nine year old boy during soccer practice leads to a lawsuit against the sports association. Attorney Mark Levin says the Lake Travis Youth Association was negligent when it failed to clear the field with stormy weather nearby...
Austin Fire Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr rejected a challenge from firefighters union president Bob Nicks to join him in abstaining from alcohol for a year. Nicks had said it would set a positive example for the Austin Fire Department. The challenge came after an American-Statesman...