Oct 21, 2016

IED claims U.S. service member in north Iraq

An American soldier died on Thursday from wounds sustained in a bombing in northern Iraq, the U.S. military said. It was the first U.S. service member to die from fighting in Iraq since the launch of a massive operation to retake the Islamic State-held ...

A record-high 60% of Americans back legal marijuana

Oct 20, 2016

A record-high 60% of Americans back legal marijuana

A record-high 60 percent of American adults support legalization of marijuana, according to a new Gallup poll released three weeks before voters in nine states decide whether to expand legal access to pot. When Gallup first asked about this issue in 1969, 12 percent ...

Oct 19, 2016

Vietnam backs U.S. military intervention in region

Vietnam supports U.S. “intervention” in the Asia-Pacific if it helps keep peace and stability, the defense ministry has said, in a timely endorsement of a continued U.S. presence amid uncertainty over Washington’s faltering “pivot.” The vice defense minister, Senior Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh, ...