By a close 32-30 vote, the House Armed Services Committee approved a bill on April 27 that would require women to register for the draft, but the bill’s sponsor, Representative Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) voted against the measure.
Speaking at Washington’s Mayflower Hotel on April 27, the GOP’s front-running presidential candidate Donald Trump delivered a major speech outlining his plans “to shake the rust off America’s foreign policy.”
A new study entitled “Greening of the Earth and Its Drivers,” published online in the journal Nature Climate Change on April 25, shows an increase in “greening” (greater leaf area) over 25 to 50 percent of the Earth’s vegetated area, with CO2 fertilization explaining 70 percent of the observed greening trend.
Following President Obama’s announcement in Hanover, Germany, on April 25 that the United States would send an additional 250 special operations forces to Syria in the coming weeks, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook denied that the increase was “mission creep.”
Twenty-eight classified pages from the famous 9/11 Commission Report on the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, could be made public by June, according to James Clapper, the director of National Intelligence.
President Obama met with King Salman of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh, the kingdom’s capital, on April 20, as the president visited to attend a summit of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) leaders.
A new Marist poll indicated that more than half of those surveyed think that the Obama administration’s federal contraception mandate is unfair to the Little Sisters of the Poor and other religious groups defending themselves before the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association (CSPOA), which The New American has been reporting about for at least five years, has come to the attention of the major media.
German and Italian intelligence agencies have uncovered evidence indicating that terrorists are planning attacks this summer at resorts in France, Italy, and Spain.
The Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments in the case of United States v. Texas, filed by Texas and 16 other states against the federal government following President Obama’s announcement that he would unilaterally suspend immigration law as applied to four million illegal immigrants who would otherwise face deportation.