Obama delays Syria vote

Seeking an OK to use military force, but facing stiff resistance in Congress, the president will discuss his plans for Syria during a prime-time TV speech.

Assad warns of retaliation for US strike

President Barack Obama is hitting the airwaves to try to convince Americans that limited strikes against Syria are needed for the United States’ long-term safety.

Obama encouraged by G20 Syria talks

Three days after he left Washington, it’s unclear whether the global coalition the president has been seeking is any closer to becoming a reality.

Twinkle’s Kitchen | Sweet Potato and Chorizo Hash

This simple one pot meal is fairly quick – set it and forget it – and makes for easy cleanup. Spicy chorizo and earthy sweet potatoes make a perfect match for a backyard bonfire, pairing well with a freshly toasted marshmallow for dessert.

Obama heads into lion's den in Russia

President Barack Obama is heading into the lion’s den of Russia, confronting Syria’s key patron as well as foreign leaders skeptical of his call for an international military strike against Bashar Assad’s government.

Fashion Fix: Minimize the midriff

Curves, curves, curves! We all have them and while some flatter, others drive us crazy. Sola Adelowo shares some some tricks to help hide, enhance and combat them with proper clothing choices.

Senate panel votes to authorize force in Syria

The Obama administration is facing a tougher examination of its plans for military intervention in Syria, squaring off against tea party Republicans and other skeptical House members.

Ohio man who held 3 women captive hangs himself

The man serving a life prison term for kidnapping three women and repeatedly raping them in his home for nearly a decade has been found dead and is believed to have committed suicide, a prison official said.


Obama gains Boehner's support for Syria strike

Congress is holding its first public hearing about U.S. plans for military intervention in Syria as President Barack Obama seeks to convince skeptical Americans and their lawmakers about the need to respond to last month’s alleged sarin gas attack outside Damascus.

Obama: Considering 'narrow' Syria action

President Barack Obama says he hasn’t made a final decision about a military strike against Syria. But he says he’s considering a limited and narrow action in response to a chemical weapons attack that he says Syria’s government carried out last week.

Fort Hood shooter sentenced to death

A military jury sentenced Maj. Nidal Hasan to death on Wednesday for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, giving the Army psychiatrist what he believed would be a path to martyrdom in the attack on unarmed fellow soldiers.

Marking 50 years since 'I Have a Dream'

President Barack Obama won’t need to mention race — a subject he doesn’t talk a lot about in public — when he stands at the Lincoln Memorial on the anniversary of the March on Washington.

Soldier convicted of murder for Fort Hood rampage

A military jury will begin its second day of deliberations Friday in the case of the U.S. Army psychiatrist accused in the deadliest-ever mass shooting on a U.S. military base.

Egypt's ousted leader Mubarak released

Egypt’s ousted leader Hosni Mubarak has been released from prison and private TV stations have shown footage of his arrival at a military hospital in a Cairo suburb where he will be held under house arrest.