'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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A House lawmaker Friday introduced a bill to end the conflict between the federal government and the states over legalized pot, five months after Colorado and Washington voters approved the first statewide ballot measures decriminalizing marijuana use for adults.
The 2.4 million-member American Legion is mighty vexed with "The Amazing Race" after the CBS reality show featured the wreckage of a B-52 bomber shot down during the Vietnam War. The plane is now the centerpiece of a monument celebrating "defeat of U.S. imperialists."
President Obama's plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan is "strategically risky and threatens to plunge" the region back into a safe haven for terrorists, a top House Republican said as he announced plans for a congressional hearing this week.
A heated back-and-forth between Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher and an 18-year-old college student who confessed to being an illegal immigrant has turned even hotter, as players on both sides give conflicting accounts of what occurred.
The State Department has seen dramatic boosts in diplomatic security funding and staffing but failed to spend the money strategically and didn't fill key posts, a congressional investigator said Thursday as Congress took a closer look at how four Americans died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya.
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta's unusual offer to China's military to join a major U.S.-led naval exercise in the Pacific prompted several U.S. security officials to express fears privately that China will gain valuable war-fighting intelligence from the Rimpac, or Rim of the Pacific, exercise.
Several conservatives who sat in on closed-door meetings at last week's Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., came away worried by GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's foreign and defense policies.
Corruption in Afghanistan extends beyond petty bribery and kickbacks, so much that too many Karzai power brokers gain much from war and will lose from peace. Corruption is everywhere, from the central government to development and security contracting. Speak out against corruption too strongly, however, and you may find yourself prohibited from entering the country.
The Afghan government has barred a U.S. congressman who has criticized President Hamid Karzai from traveling to Afghanistan.
A top House Republican denounced the Treasury Department on Thursday for investigating former U.S. officials campaigning to remove an Iranian dissident group from the State Department terrorist list.
Members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee this week pressed Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on her failure to remove the Iranian resistance from the U.S. list of terrorist groups.
Pakistan is outraged by a resolution sponsored by three House Republicans calling for a vote on independence for the people of Baluchistan, the largest province in the South Asian nation already angry at Washington for its anti-terrorist attacks.
A senior U.S. official Wednesday warned Iraq against using violence to evict unarmed Iranian dissidents from a camp north of Baghdad by the end of the month, as a top member of Congress accused the State Department of moving at a snail's pace to prevent what he called a possible massacre of the residents of Camp Ashraf.
The Iraqi government is using the State Department's terrorist designation of a group of Iranian dissidents as an excuse to crack down on the unarmed exiles in their camp north of Baghdad, a top Republican lawmaker said Tuesday.
Obama administration officials broke the law by holding science and technology exchanges with Beijing contrary to legislation banning such cooperation, members of Congress and congressional auditors said Wednesday.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, California Republican, said that each and every worthwhile American energy project has its outspoken detractors.
"We think that there was a cover-up of some kind of wrongdoing that led this administration to lie to the American people about the nature of the attack immediately after the attack, and for a week after that attack," Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, California Republican, told Mr. Kerry at the hearing.