State Department’s Jen Psaki On Bowe Bergdahl Being Charged With Desertion: Swap Was Still “Absolutely” Worth It…

Tell that to the families of the eight American soldiers killed looking for him. More >

Pentagon to push back against GOP budget

The Pentagon will throw down the gauntlet Thursday against the GOP plan to leave federal budget caps in place next year but boost defense spending levels.  Defense Secretary Ash Carter is planning to deliver a speech Thursday afternoon… More >

Who’s Been The Last Decade’s Best Secretary of State?

As far as voters are concerned, Condoleezza Rice has done the best job as the nation’s chief diplomat during the past 10 years. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 43% of Likely U.S. Voters think Rice who served as secretary of State during the George W. Bush administration from 2005 to 2009 […]

U.S. Views on Climate Change Stable After Extreme Winter

U.S. Views on Climate Change Stable After Extreme Winter More >

Rubio, Cotton want to boost defense spending

Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) introduced a budget amendment Tuesday evening to increase defense spending.  Rubio, a potential 2016 presidential contender, said the amendment would swap out the fiscal year 2016 defense… More >

Ransomware holds schools hostage: 'Now give us Bitcoin worth $129k, er, $124k, wait …'

‘It’s like being in 1981′ says district boss A New Jersey school district in the US has been held hostage by ransomware that has apparently demanded hundreds of Bitcoins to end the situation.… More >

Voters Feel No Rush to Make Lynch Next Attorney General

Voters are in no bigger hurry than the Republican-led Senate to make Loretta Lynch the next U.S. attorney general. Just 33% of Likely U.S. Voters believe the Senate should confirm the federal prosecutor from Brooklyn, N.Y., to be the nation’s highest law enforcement officer. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only 27% […]

Americans' Rating of Environment Inches Up to Record High

Half of Americans rate the quality of the environment positively, the highest percentage since Gallup began asking the question in 2001. Republicans remain more positive than Democrats about the quality of the environment. More >

House passes resolution urging military support for Ukraine

The House on Monday passed a resolution urging the president to provide Ukraine with military assistance amid its conflict with Russia.Passed by a 348-48 tally, the measure calls on President Obama to give Ukraine lethal weapons, instead of only… More >

Obama furious Israel found out Iran nuke deal secrets and told Congress

The Obama administration has vented its fury at Israel based on Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress, and pre-election statements. None of those issues justified the complete fury coming from the administration. It just didn’t add up. Now The Wall Street Journal reveals the back story — one in which the Israelis found out about secret […]