Nov 15, 2014 9:05am

Excerpt: Daniel Bolger’s ‘Why We Lost’

INTRODUCTION I am a United States Army general, and I lost the Global War on Terrorism. It’s like Alcoholics Anonymous; step one is admitting you have a problem. Well, I have a problem. So do my peers. And thanks to our problem, now all of… Read More »

Nov 9, 2014 12:47pm

Sen-Elect Cory Gardner: After Taking Congress, GOP Must ‘Govern Maturely’

Following sweeping midterm election victories that gave Republicans full control of Congress, Sen.-Elect Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, said that the GOP now has to prove it can “govern maturely” and with competence if it hopes to fix a broken Washington and hold onto gains made in… Read More »

Nov 9, 2014 11:15am

Remembering the Fall of the Berlin Wall 25 Years Later

Twenty five years ago, on a freezing cold German night, a physical symbol of the Cold War and the divisive split between East and West Germany toppled, fading into the folds of history. Katharina Von Munster was just 13 when the Berlin Wall fell. “It… Read More »

Nov 9, 2014 11:12am

Hillary Clinton Leads In Facebook Interactions Before, After Midterm Elections

According to data provided to ABC News from the social networking site Facebook, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton led a pack of potential 2016 presidential candidates in terms of the number of “interactions” on the social site in the days leading up to and… Read More »

Nov 8, 2014 9:37am

ICYMI: What Happened on Election Night?

The midterm elections took place Tuesday. Miss the coverage? Having dinner with friends tonight and want to sound informed? No problem. We’ve turned to Shushannah Walshe, deputy political director for ABC News and co-author of “Sarah From Alaska: The Sudden Rise and Brutal Education of… Read More »

Oct 26, 2014 1:44pm

Rep. Michael McCaul: ISIS Waging War Online; Recent Homegrown Attacks Examples of ‘Where They’re Winning’

House Homeland Security Committee Chair Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, said on “This Week” that ISIS is waging a war against the West online, with three attacks this week against law enforcement and military personnel — two in Canada and one in the United States —… Read More »

Oct 19, 2014 5:14pm

Cardinal Timothy Dolan: ‘This Synod Was Not to Make Any Decisions’

  Archbishop of New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan said today that the new report regarding family life out from the Catholic Church this weekend does not signify a monumental change in doctrine or teaching. The much-debated document, which included language regarding the church’s stance towards… Read More »

Oct 18, 2014 10:52am

5 Simple Questions About the Midterm Elections Answered

With the midterm elections less than three weeks away, we figured it would be helpful to step back and address a few simple questions. For that, we turn to Shushannah Walshe, deputy political director for ABC News and co-author of “Sarah From Alaska: The Sudden Rise and… Read More »

Oct 16, 2014 11:10am

Excerpt: Tavis Smiley’s ‘Death of a King’

  Excerpted from DEATH OF A KING: THE REAL STORY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.’S FINAL YEAR. by Tavis Smiley with David Ritz by arrangement with Little, Brown, an imprint of Hachette Book Group (USA), Copyright (c) Tavis Smiley 2014. INTRODUCTION I hold this… Read More »

Oct 14, 2014 7:00am

Amid Broad Worries of an Ebola Outbreak, Two-Thirds Say Government Should Do More

Nearly two-thirds of Americans are concerned about a widespread epidemic of the Ebola virus in the United States, and about as many in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll say the federal government is not doing enough to prevent it. Indeed, more than four in… Read More »