| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:43 AM
A Florida House candidate who agreed with a statement on Twitter calling for President Barack Obama's execution is now saying his statements were taken out of context.
Joshua Black released a statement on his website Jan. 30 referring to the comment and...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:36 AM
FT. HOOD, Texas — Military prosecutors cannot present most of the evidence they had sought to show what motivated the accused Ft. Hood shooter, a judge ruled Monday.
Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, 42, an American-born Muslim, faces a court-martial this...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
An unsigned and undated Justice Department white paper, obtained by NBC News, reports The New York Times, "...is the most detailed analysis yet to come into public view regarding the Obama legal team's views about the lawfulness of killing, without a...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- A rare phenomenon occurred on Capitol Hill the other day when two ranking officials of the Obama administration testified that they had differed with the president they still served over providing arms to the rebels in Syria seeking to...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Football will be the most-watched programming during the final weekend of 2012. But there are offerings for fans of British drama, biblical history, Harry Potter and love stories. The highlights: 1. The weekend's biggest program is likely to be NBC's ...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Now we're talking about a larger, more controversial issue: the killing by drone in Yemen of al-Qaida operative Anwar al-Awlaki. Outside American soil, the Constitution does not rule, no matter how much Paul would like it to....Charles Krauthammer in his....
| Feb 8, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Chalk this up to my paranoia deficiency, but the idea that U.S. drone-fired missiles are a threat to Americans abroad is very, very low on my list of concerns. Yes, there are good questions about how our military selects and......
| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:48 AM
EL PASO, Texas -- The military judge supervising the trial of accused Ft. Hood shooter Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan was removed from the case Monday, with the military's highest appeals court ruling that his "duel of wills" with Hasan over the defendant'...
| Jun 13, 2013
Richard Rowley's documentary "Dirty Wars" is a sobering account of acclaimed journalist Jeremy Scahill's reporting on the war on terror in the Middle East and Africa, and the effect its clandestine operations have had not just on those shaken by its...
| Feb 10, 2013
If you really want Washington's chattering classes to pay attention to something, an old saying goes, leak it to the media.
Whoever leaked the Justice Department's 16-page confidential "white paper" memo on the use of armed drones to NBC News sparked...
| Feb 18, 2013
— The nation's vexation over the morality and legality of President Barack Obama's drone war has produced a salutary but hopelessly confused debate. Three categories of questions are being asked. They must be separated to be clearly understood.
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Federal authorities running a sting operation arrested a 21-year-old Bangladeshi man, who came to the U.S. on a student visa and was allegedly planning to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank of New York with what he believed was a 1,000-pound bomb, officials...