Female Army Vet Says Combat Positions Should Be Open To Women

September 29, 2015
Capt. Kristen Griest salutes during the graduation ceremony of the United States Army's Ranger School on August 21, 2015 at Fort Benning, Georgia. Capt. Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver are the first women ever to successfully complete the U.S. Army's Ranger School. (Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Lauren Augustine says “not every man is meant for the infantry, just like every woman is not going to be meant for the infantry.”

Does Anyone In The GOP Carry Jack Kemp’s Torch?

September 29, 2015
Jack Kemp (1935-2009) is pictured on August 3, 2008 in Canton, Ohio. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

A new book argues that Jack Kemp was the most important Republican of the 20th century who was not president.

Obama And UN Discuss Goals For Aiding Syrian Migrants

September 28, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit September 27, 2015 at United Nations headquarters in New York City. The summit will run for three days prior to the start of the 70th session General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly. (Peter Foley/Getty Images)

Activists say the United States is not doing enough when it comes to aiding Syrian migrants fleeing a civil war.

Looking At A Post-Boehner Washington

September 28, 2015
House Speaker John Boehner announces his resignation during a press conference on Capitol Hill September 25, 2015 in Washington, D.C. After 25 years in Congress and five years as Speaker, Boehner said he decided this morning to step down after contemplation and prayer. (Astrid Riecken/Getty Images)

Lawmakers are navigating a new political landscape, in light of House Speaker John Boehner’s impending departure from Congress.

Obama, Putin To Meet Face-To-Face Amid Rising Tensions

September 28, 2015
Russia's President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama will hold their first face-to-face meeting today in nearly a year. In this Sept. 5, 2013, photo, Putin reaches out to shake hands with Obama during arrivals for the G-20 summit at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia. (Dmitry Lovetsky/AP)

The two leaders will likely discuss Russia’s new military buildup in Syria during their first meeting in nearly a year.

Boehner’s Decision Sets Off Leadership Scramble

September 25, 2015
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) announces that he is retiring from the House and stepping down as Speaker at the end of October during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol September 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Several of the Republican Party’s candidates for president are cheering the decision of House Speaker John Boehner to resign as they rally conservative voters in Washington.

What Boehner’s Resignation Means For Washington

September 25, 2015
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio leaves a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

In resigning, House Speaker John Boehner steps aside in the face of hardline conservative opposition that threatens an institutional crisis.

Race For 2016: Trump Stalled, Sanders Surging In Polls

September 25, 2015
MANCHESTER, NH - SEPTEMBER 19: Democratic Presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) talks on stage during the New Hampshire Democratic Party State Convention on September 19, 2015 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Five Democratic presidential candidates are all expected to address the crowd inside the Verizon Wireless Arena. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

We’ll discuss the latest in the presidential race with Greg Moore, editor of the Denver Post, and Kay Henderson, news director of Radio Iowa.

How The Media Has Covered This Popular Pope

September 25, 2015
Pope Francis arrives in the popemobile in Washington D.C. to crowds media and Americans. (Doug Mills/New York Times via AP)

Why has the papacy become so popular in the U.S.?

House Speaker Boehner To Resign

September 25, 2015
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) call to order of the joint meeting of the U.S. Congress in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol on September 24, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

House Speaker John Boehner stunned the political world today with news that he will resign.

A Closer Look At Business And Tech Issues On Table Between China And U.S.

September 24, 2015
REDMOND, WA - SEPTEMBER 23: Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at a gathering of CEOs and other executives at the main campus of Microsoft Corp. September 23, 2015 in Redmond, Washington. Xi and top executives from U.S. and Chinese companies discussed a range of issues, including trade relations, intellectual property protection, regulation transparency and clean energy, according to published reports. (Photo by Ted S. Warren-Pool/Getty Images)

Amid Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the U.S., NPR’s Marilyn Geewax explains some of the economic and technology issues between the two countries.

Planned Parenthood On Federal Funding And Controversial Videos

September 24, 2015
A Planned Parenthood location in New York City.(Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Dawn Laguens, one of Planned Parenthood’s leaders, discusses the contentious issue of defunding the organization.

U.S. And China Consider A Cybersecurity Accord

September 23, 2015
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015, at a banquet in Seattle. Xi was in Seattle on his way to Washington, D.C., for a White House state dinner on Friday. (Ted S. Warren/AP)

China’s President Xi Jinping pledged to fight cybercrime and to disallow the Chinese government from overseas commercial theft and state hacking.

New Insights Into A Pivotal Year In Nixon’s Presidency

September 22, 2015
The 37th American President Richard Nixon (1913-1995). (Keystone/Getty Images)

Douglas Brinkley and Luke Nichter are out with a new book “The Nixon Tapes: 1973,” their second volume of annotated transcripts from Nixon’s collection of secretly recorded White House conversations.

Greeks Return Tsipras To Power

September 21, 2015
Former Greek prime minister and leader of leftist Syriza party Alexis Tsipras address supporters after winning the general election on September 20, 2015 in Athens, Greece. (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Defying opinion polls, Tsipras beat the conservative New Democracy party to retain a coalition partnership with the small right-wing Independent Greeks.

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