Civil rights groups claim that the government committed due process violations against women and children held for deportation at a detention center in New Mexico.
With the rapid advance of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the rhetoric the Obama administration is using to describe the danger the group poses to the United States has escalated.
A top national security adviser to President Obama said the United States was “not going to be restricted by borders” to protect its interests, including possibly pursuing direct military action in Syria.
The Chinese plane flew within 30 feet of the Navy aircraft on Tuesday in international airspace just off the Chinese coast, the Pentagon said.
After the Republican-led Legislature’s map was ruled unconstitutional last month, a slightly modified version is approved, but the 2014 election will proceed under the old map.
Gen. Martin E. Dempsey was circumspect in describing the sort of broad effort that would be required to roll back ISIS in Syria and Iraq.