Security

Obama To Republicans: 'We're Not Repealing' Affordable Care Act
Hoping to move past the website woes, President Obama went on the offensive Tuesday, insisting his signature health care law "is working and will work into the future." Read more...
The agency, President Obama, and members of Congress have all said NSA spying programs have thwarted more than 50 terrorist plots. But there's no evidence the claim is true. Read more...
Update: Reports Say Libyan Prime Minister Freed After Abduction
Libyan Prime Minister reportedly freed from captivity after abduction by armed militants. Read more...
Nairobi Livestream: Large Explosions, Heavy Gunfire Heard At Shopping Mall
Large explosions and gunfire heard at shopping center where al-Shabab gunmen killed 68 and injured at least 175. Read more...
Several times every day, at airports across the country, passengers are trying to walk through security with guns in their carry-on bags, purses or pockets, even in a boot. And it's happening a lot more often. Read more...

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An estimated 200,000 protesters flooded the streets of eight different Brazilian cities Monday night, venting frustrations over poor public services, police violence and government corruption. Read more...
On any given day, we have about 2.3 million people behind bars in federal, state and local facilities. Read more...
3,500 Pakistani Shiites flooded the streets of a southwestern city for a second day on Saturday, this time with a new protest technique: blocking the roads with around 50 coffins of relatives killed in recent explosions. The Read more...
From Tuesday's Rachel Maddow Show, it turns out that Mitt Romney, during a fundraiser in Montana on July 11th, told supporters of a conversation he had with Ronald Reagan's former Secretary of State James Baker. According to Romney, Baker told Read more...
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) acknowledged on Wednesday that House Republicans had consciously voted to reduce the funds allocated to the State Department for embassy security since winning the majority in 2010. On Wednesday morning, CNN Read more...