State Department says it was a quick response amid high security, but Afghan reporters say attackers made it in the gates and Special Forces arrived after a two-hour gunbattle.
Hands-off policies, convenient assassinations, coordinated attacks, an endgame: Is everything you know about al-Qaeda in Syria wrong?
"To my friends on the right, I ask you to reconcile your commitment to America's military might with the failure to act when a cause is so plainly just."
Lawmakers lobbied to take a stand against "an immoral crime of the first order."
Promises to address American people on Syria Tuesday; won't say whether he'll go around Congress if he doesn't get authorization.
Red line came a lot earlier for lawmakers who have been offering proposals through the 112th and 113th sessions.
Conservatives tie administration's credibility to scandals and spar with Kerry, while Hagel ties chemical weapons to Moscow.
Foreign Relations hearing featured Kerry admission that he doesn't know plans, Paul's vote prediction, and Menendez tips on beating off bullies with wood. UPDATE: Deal reached on authorization of force
Chemical strike came days after latest call to end defense contract with Russia's state arms exporter and Assad's main supplier.
House Dem says of the chemical weapons evidence: "The president's team agrees that this type of action cannot go without consequences."
Fifty years after the landmark "I Have a Dream" speech, union bosses, Dem lawmakers, Dem presidents, Oprah and Jamie Foxx get the podium at the feet of Lincoln.
Polls show voters from both parties are distrustful of Obama's expanded surveillance; one state lawmaker is trying to get Washington to listen.
Boehner: "The president has an obligation to the American people to explain the rationale for the course of action he chooses."
But a Republican chairman claims "disclosed documents demonstrate that there was no intentional and willful violation of the law."
Foreign military officers came to shop at the megaconference, including one country that's perpetually on America's case about drones.
With the FAA opening airspace to commercial drones in 2015, competitive states use conference to help build case to be testing and development sites.
But ACLU counters that it's the people prerogative to watch the government, not the other way around.
Plus: Secret Service begins to release thousands of redacted pages kept on Reddit co-founder who committed suicide in face of DOJ prosecution.
Claims he was all about NSA reforms pre-Snowden; congressman accuses president of capitulation. RESET: Obama calls Putin "bored kid in the back of the classroom."
Federal legislation intended to trump a patchwork of state laws that vary on possession and purchasing rights when domestic violence is alleged.
The same "on the run" narrative even after a conference call shows al-Zawahiri's affiliates aren't so disjointed after all.
Department said savings found through reshuffling isn't crying wolf over sequestration, warns they'll get hit hard in next fiscal year.
After "behind-closed-doors deal, announced right after Congress is safely away from the crime scene on break, was fully supported by establishment Republicans."
But lawmakers already upset over evidence that Congress was misled by the administration now have a new revelation to get angry about.
But Coburn, wielding a report that said Obamacare could go on without a CR, said the effort by Lee, Rubio and Cruz isn't anchored in reality.