President Obama said he is authorizing the U.S. military to carry out airstrikes in Iraq against Islamic militants if they advance toward the critical city of Irbil. The U.S. has a consulate and a military operations center there.
Fighters from the militant group the Islamic State seized the country’s largest hydroelectric dam on Thursday, taking control of enormous power and water resources and leverage over the Tigris River that runs through the heart of Baghdad.
Ryan Pitts, a former Army staff sergeant, fought off enemy fighters during one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghanistan war.
President Barack Obama has booked a two-week summer getaway for his family on the picturesque Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard.
A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
Demonstrators from several area organizations, including Veterans for Peace and Mass. Peace Action, gathered on Boston Common to express their concerns about U.S. involvement in the Iraq conflict
The situation in Iraq is spiraling out of control, pushing the country to the brink of civil war.
Islamic extremists have taken control of several major cities, and are threatening to move toward Baghdad. They want Iraq to be run by strict Islamic law, and seem to be better equipped and organized than ever.
The police commissioner in a small New Hampshire town is refusing to apologize for calling President Obama the “N-word.”
82-year-old Robert Copeland sat with his arms crossed, while dozens of people demanded his resignation during the commission’s monthly meeting in Wolfeboro Thursday. The police commission is responsible for hiring, firing and disciplining police officers in the town of 6,200 people.
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President Barack Obama’s half-aunt Zeituni Onyango, who lived for years illegally in South Boston, has died, according to according to one of the attorneys who later helped her win asylum and obtain a green card.
Boston-based Jobs for the Future is the only national program to win a grant from the Youth Career Connect funds.