| Feb 11, 2013
| 5:10 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Gates, a former defense secretary and spymaster, is backing lawmakers' proposal to form a special court to review President Barack Obama's deadly drone strikes against Americans linked to al-Qaida.
Gates, who led the...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:21 AM
WASHINGTON -- Is the position of God subject to the confirmation process?
Does the Lord Almighty require the advice and consent of the Senate?
These are no longer abstract questions.
John Brennan may not be divine, but he plays God often as...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
PARIS -- A leaked U.S. Department of Justice white paper supporting the killing of terrorists overseas who happen to hold American citizenship is causing mass hyperventilation across America. Although average Americans needn't fear the possibility of...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 5:50 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four Southern California men have been charged with plotting to kill Americans and destroy U.S. targets overseas by joining al-Qaida and the Taliban in Afghanistan, federal officials said Monday.
The defendants, including a...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 9:32 PM
I'm not saying I think President Barack Obama will ask Vice President Joe Biden to step aside and ask Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to take his place on the 2012 ticket. I'm not even saying I'm aware of......
| Oct 6, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The quirky Republican presidential candidate (yes, I called him “too old, too odd” to get nominated in a post several months ago, and I' m not taking it back) blasted President Obama for ordering the killing of American-born al-Qaida operative...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 4:32 PM
A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review WTTW Ch. 11. Host Joel Weisman with Mary Ann Ahern, NBC-5 News; Lorraine......
| Feb 16, 2012
| 12:29 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Nigerian man convicted of trying to use a bomb hidden in his underwear to bring down a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas Day has been sentenced to life in prison.
Authorities say Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was traveling from...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 12:56 PM
This week's question: Was Obama's recent affirmation of same sex marriage a political maneuver?
Click here to submit your answer and see up-to-the-minute results.
| Oct 25, 2011
| 7:02 PM
It’s been an exciting year so far for NewsFix not only because of our launch, which is redefining the way people watch news, but because of the news itself! A heck of a lot of it has been bad, but you know, there's been a heck of a lot of good...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 3:12 PM
Jose Pimentel, a US citizen born in the Dominican Republic who had converted to Islam, is in jail without bond for planning to set off pipe bombs across New York City and New Jersey.
He intended to target post offices, police cars and soldiers returning...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 4:45 PM
In a city that's been the victim of one of the world's largest terrorist attacks, and which is within a fifty mile radius of both the Indian Point and Oyster Creek nuclear power plants, one of the greatest fears in New York is of a radioactive emergency...