Forces would provide security to Baghdad Embassy Compound, and its support facilities.
"We are putting the features in place," to target ISIS, said a State official.
The move came after the purported beheading of a second American journalist by ISIS.
House Foreign Affairs panel leaders urged Obama to expand strikes against ISIS.
U.S. forces used Hellfire missiles to attack a site in Somalia.
Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) said extremist group ISIS could be defeated with "minimal ground troops...
The Boston Globe says their pick is Iraq War veteran Seth Moulton in the Sept. 9 Dem primary.
Sen. Chris Murphy (Conn.) defended Obama’s decision to wait before expanding strikes.
Democrats insist findings must be made public, but critics worry about repercussions.
U.S. Central Command has now launched 123 airstrikes in Iraq.
Lawmakers have been away for several significant developments on both fronts.
Rep. Cole said Obama should not rush to create a wide-ranging strategy for fighting the Islamic...
Lawmakers from both parties exhorted Obama to broaden the military campaign against ISIS.
He says the U.K. is "moving in the right direction" with an elevated threat level.
"I am disgusted by what appears to be another horrendous killing of an American journalist at the...
The senator asked Obama to "at least tell us what the goal is" against ISIS.
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VoteVets says the GOP leader blocked legislation to expand medical and education benefits.
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The Defense Department said it is still assessing the results.
Calls for him to resign over Senate spying lost steam over the summer recess.
An Arizona House race features two candidates saying they're better for the A-10.
The U.S. military helped break the months-long siege of Amirli.
“We have to face it as much as the British do,” Rep. Peter King said.