The South Carolina Senate has voted to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on Statehouse grounds. The 37-3 vote Monday allows the state to remove the flag and the flagpole where it flies as soon as it passes the House and is signed by Gov. Nikki Haley.
Following a rare visit to the Pentagon to meet with his top military advisers, President Barack Obama said Monday the U.S. must do more to combat the Islamic State’s successful online recruiting campaign and said there are no plans to send more American troops to Iraq.
Outlaw motorcycle clubs — clubs known for criminal behavior — are pushing efforts to add active-duty troops to their ranks, and that worries federal and military officials.