Former Vice President Dick Cheney said in an interview broadcast Sunday that the Justice Department’s decision to review waterboarding and other enhanced interrogation techniques is politically motivated.
Conservative columnist and former CNN "Crossfire" co-host Robert Novak has died after a yearlong battle with cancer, his family said Tuesday. He was 78. Novak died at home, over a year after doctors diagnosed him with a malignant brain tumor in August 2008.
North Korea on Thursday launched a scathing personal attack on U.S.
Did the CIA deliberately keep its own director in the dark about a secret program?
A former commanding general of the District of Columbia National Guard — who ordered jets over the Capitol amid the September 11, 2001, terror attacks — was among those killed in a transit train crash in Washington this week, authorities said Tuesday. Retired Maj. Gen
Former Vice President Dick Cheney defended the Bush administration’s national security record Thursday and argued that President Obama is weakening the country’s ability to combat al Qaeda and other extremists.
As Dick Cheney prepares to give a major speech on the battle against terrorism, a new national poll suggests that favorable opinions of the former vice president are on the rise. But the CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey, released Thursday morning, indicates that a majority of Americans still have an unfavorable opinion of Cheney. Fifty-five percent of people questioned in the poll say they have an unfavorable opinion of the former vice president
President Obama drew big laughs at the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner Saturday, taking jabs at his administration, his Republican rivals and even himself. “I would like to talk about what my administration plans to achieve in the next 100 days,” Obama said. “During the second 100 days, we will design, build and open a library dedicated to my first 100 days.” He added later, “I believe that my next 100 days will be so successful, I will be able to complete them in 72 days — and on the 73rd day I will rest.” The Democratic president poked fun at the Republican Party, saying it “does not qualify for a bailout” and conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh “doesn’t count as a troubled asset.” Watch Obama deliver laughs at dinner » Obama touched on a few gaffes during his short time in office, from Vice President Joe Biden’s verbose tendencies to an unfortunate Air Force One photo op that frightened New Yorkers — playfully pointing his finger at his young daughters.
What prompted Condoleezza Rice to break a self-imposed silence on the Bush Administration’s controversial use of harsh interrogation techniques on terror detainees? Friends and colleagues of the former Secretary of State say it was not something she had planned, but that she was simply responding to questions in public settings
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice defended the Bush administration’s policies on the interrogation of terrorism suspects Sunday, saying former President George W.