Over 80 St Louis protesters arrested

November 25, 2014 in International

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say that more than 80 people were arrested as chaos enveloped sections of the St Louis area overnight. St Louis County police released records early Tuesday showing 61 people were arrested in Ferguson on charges including burglary and trespassing. And St. Louis...

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to Step Down

November 24, 2014 in International

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down amid criticism of the president’s national security team on a series of global issues, including the threat posed by the militant group known as ISIS. Senior defense officials confirmed to NBC News Monday that Hagel was forced to resign. The...

Obama eases threat of deportation for 4.7 million

November 21, 2014 in International

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama imposed the most sweeping immigration reform in a generation on Thursday, easing the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants and setting up a clash with Republicans. In a White House speech, Obama rejected Republican critics who say...