Another religious freedom battle is brewing in Texas. But this time, Syrian refugees -- not same-sex couples or women seeking birth control coverage -- are at the center of it.Numerous faith groups that settle international refugees in the Lone Star State are upset about a recent directive from Texas officials to no longer help Syrians in the... read more
In politics, it's supposedly better to be strong and wrong than weak and right. The entire 2016 Republican presidential field is putting that wisdom to the test when it comes to climate change.
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According to the woman who knows him best, Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio would love to spend Thanksgiving Day posted up in front of the television, enjoying all the football the day has to offer."He wants to just sit there and not have to move," Jeanette Rubio, the senator's wife, told NBC News' Natalie... read more
President Obama tried to reassure nervous Americans on Wednesday that the nation's security services were ready for anything terrorists might throw at them.Speaking on the eve of Thanksgiving, Obama said they have received no credible reports of terrorists plotting attacks in the U.S. like the bloody Nov. 13 massacre in Paris.Obama spoke... read more
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The businessman leading the Republican Party was peddling one thing to South Carolina voters Tuesday evening: An alleged innate ability to predict foreign policy trends and events.Trump has spent the past few weeks on the trail touting, among other thing, his idea of bombing Iraqi oil fields and then taking and keeping the... read more
Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie, who recently drew a sharp rebuke from President Obama after declaring the U.S. shouldn’t allow any Syrian refugees into the country -- not even orphans under the age of five -- argued on Tuesday that Muslim-Americans share the same security fears as he does.
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President Barack Obama and French counterpart François Hollande met at the White House on Tuesday and pledged to do more to prevent the types deadly attacks that rocked Paris and redouble efforts to defeat ISIS.
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Dr. Ben Carson apologized for asserting the widely discredited allegation that thousands of American Muslims had celebrated the 9/11 attacks in New Jersey. He told NBC News on Monday that he'd been thinking of celebrations captured in the Middle East — and not New Jersey. "Dr. Carson does not stand by the statements that were reported... read more
ST. HELENA ISLAND, South Carolina – Bernie Sanders is not giving up on South Carolina’s first-in-the-South presidential primary, despite what many analysts dismiss as a lost cause and precious little time to compete in other states. With just over two months to go before the first contests and a day job as a U.S. senator, many candidates might... read more