Aug 24, 2014 1:47pm

Former NYPD Commissioner: Militarization of Police Should Be Examined

Former New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said today that the federal programs that arm local forces with military-style equipment should be reviewed, perhaps limiting access to situations when there is “a major emergency.” The issue of whether police should be using military equipment has… Read More »

Aug 24, 2014 12:42pm

ISIS Intent on Hitting West, ‘External Operations’ Under Way, McCaul Believes

House Homeland Security Chair Rep. Michael McCaul said today he believes that ISIS, the jihadist army that has taken control of large part of Iraq and brutally murdered American journalist James Foley, has external operations under way to hit the West. “Their focus right now… Read More »

Aug 22, 2014 11:26am

Sunday on ‘This Week’: The Latest on the Threat from ISIS

This Sunday, House Homeland Security Committee Chair Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, discusses the latest on the threat from ISIS and the execution of American journalist James Foley, only on “This Week.” Plus, Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-Missouri, who represents Ferguson in Congress, discusses the unrest… Read More »

Aug 17, 2014 1:35pm

Rep. Kinzinger: ‘Worst Case Scenario’ for Mideast Playing Out in Iraq, Syria

ABC News’ Elizabeth McLaughlin and Jake Lefferman report: Rep. Adam Kinzinger issued a stark warning about recent events in Iraq today on “This Week” and called for the extremist group ISIS, which has seized large amounts of territory within the country, to be crushed. “What… Read More »

Aug 17, 2014 12:43pm

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ‘Thunderstruck’ by Images of Ferguson Police

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said today he was astounded by some of the images that came out of Ferguson depicting what he described as an “over-militarization” of the police force. “I, all of us were thunderstruck by the pictures we saw,” Nixon told Martha Raddatz… Read More »

Aug 17, 2014 12:27pm

‘Orange Is the New Black’ Star Laverne Cox’s One Wish for America

Laverne Cox, star of the Netflix hit series “Orange Is the New Black,” is breaking barriers for the transgender community both on and off the screen. In an interview for “This Week”, she shared her one wish for America with ABC’s Byron Pitts. “One thing… Read More »

Aug 15, 2014 3:41pm

Sunday on ‘This Week’: The Latest on Ferguson, Missouri

On Sunday, “This Week” covers the latest on the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. Plus, Iraq war veterans Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Illinois, and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii discuss U.S. military action in Iraq. And the powerhouse roundtable debates all the week’s politics, with ABC News contributor… Read More »

Aug 10, 2014 1:01pm

Faced with Ebola, West Africa Health System Has ‘Collapsed’

  As the death toll rises, healthcare workers on the ground need protective gear and resources to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, said Dr. Frank Glover  president of the U.S.-based organization SHIELD. “The health system has completely collapsed,” Glover told ABC’s Martha Raddatz… Read More »

Aug 10, 2014 12:50pm

Ret. General: Obama’s Iraq Goals ‘Very Difficult’ to Accomplish Without Ground Forces

ABC News’ Elizabeth McLaughlin reports: Retired Gen. Carter Ham, who served as commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Mosul, Iraq, from 2004-2005, told ABC News’ Martha Raddatz on “This Week” Sunday that initial U.S. airstrikes against ISIS forces advancing toward the city of Erbil… Read More »

Aug 10, 2014 11:34am

NCAA President: O’Bannon Ruling Could ‘Fundamentally Shift Intercollegiate Athletics’

Following the landmark decision in the Ed O’Bannon lawsuit against the NCAA Friday — which opens the door to college athletes benefiting financially from the use of their images — NCAA President Mark Emmert said the ruling could  ”fundamentally shift intercollegiate athletics. “I think it… Read More »