In the wake of jihadist attacks in Canada this week, Barack Obama got on the horn almost immediately to Canada's prime minister to express concern and support. But when it comes to jihadist attacks and plots on American soil, our president barely stirs in response.
A legal group that advocates for the right of people to freely live out their faith has sent letters to school districts in three states telling them to reject policies that would allow students to use bathrooms reserved for the opposite sex.
OKLAHOMA CITY (October 24, 2014) - Authorities took a man into custody Friday after they say he admitted driving a car onto the Oklahoma Capitol grounds overnight and into a disputed granite monument of the Ten Commandments, smashing it to pieces.
BOISE, Idaho (October 24, 2014) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho says it won't challenge a Coeur d'Alene wedding chapel's refusal to conduct gay marriages because the chapel falls under a religious exemption, but the city may disagree.
NEW YORK (October 24, 2014) - A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began.
OTTAWA, Ontario (October 24, 2014) - Government leaders gathered in a show of resolution a day after a deadly attack on Canada's Parliament, as authorities and everyday Canadians sifted through confounding shards of the gunman's life seeking to understand what motivated the man to storm the nation's seat of power.
FERGUSON, Mo. (October 24, 2014) - Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury's decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis.
NEW YORK (October 24, 2014) - A New York City police officer who suffered a serious head wound after being attacked by a hatchet-wielding man remains in critical but stable condition, police said Friday.