In the past two elections, national security has receded as an issue as economic troubles have risen. The killing of Osama bin Laden brings terrorism back to center stage just as another election cycle is getting under way. One Republican strategist...
Artifacts from a 9th-century shipwreck are slated to be shown at Washington's Smithsonian Institution in 2012. But the stories of looting and profit that surround the ship's discovery have put the Smithsonian under fire, and the exhibit on...
At the heart of the Republican plan is a proposal to give everybody in the program a subsidy to buy private health insurance. Its supporters say it would reduce health care spending. But critics contend it allows the government to spend less on...
Immigrant advocates in Detroit say local ICE agents disregarded their agency's own policies, citing a recent incident that sent terrified parents to hide out in a school. ICE is conducting an internal review, but the union that represents ICE...
With thousands left homeless by last week's storms, the challenge is finding temporary housing for displaced residents while the region rebuilds. The mayor of Tuscaloosa, Ala., says he suspects thousands are homeless in the city.
SEAL Team Six is a highly select group with a long history. Before the Osama bin Laden operation, the unit went after Balkan war criminals, and fought in Somalia and Afghanistan.
In the first few hours after the world learned that Osama bin Laden was dead, most news reports said he had been involved in the firefight and at least implied that he was armed when he died. Read what officials said.
And in Virginia Beach, Va., they want to come up with a way to honor the commandos who killed Osama bin Laden. But how do you publicly celebrate the accomplishments of a super-secret team?
They dress up like early 20th century gangsters and shoot Tommy guns on an obstacle course: Meet members of the American Zoot Shooters Association. Zoot shooting is a new sport that combines costumes and competitive marksmanship, and it's...
At issue is whether release of a photo might inflame anti-American sentiment, or whether it's more important to show any skeptics that "we were able to get him and kill him," as CIA Director Leon Panetta says. Should a photo be made...