At a Labor Day event in Detroit, Vice President Joe Biden praises unions for helping workers, saying they are “the reason why every other American worker has the basic rights they have.”
Video obtained by the Associated Press showed Iraqi government forces and Shiite militias firing towards militants from the Islamic State militant group on Monday.
Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.
Vice President Joe Biden says strong unions and a strong middle class have kept America stable through the 20th and 21st centuries. He spoke alongside union leaders during a Labor Day rally in Detroit.
With the help of U.S. airstrikes, Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli.
Pakistani anti-government protesters stormed the state TV building on Monday, forcing the channel briefly off air as they clashed with police.
Officials north of Denver say all five people on a small plane died when it crashed near an airport. The Pipe PA-46 crashed near the Erie Municipal Airport on Sunday morning.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), speaking on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” called for additional U.S. troops to help combat the Islamic State.
As Iraqi troops help liberate the besieged town of Amerli, Australia joins the U.S. and other Western nations in carrying out airdrops of humanitarian aid and military equipment to Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) spoke at the Americans for Prosperity’s Defending the American Dream summit Saturday afternoon. Afterwards, he took questions on Obamacare, immigration reform, constitutional change and upcoming midterm elections.
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