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White House: Climate Change Bigger Threat Than Terrorism

Posted On February 10, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest claims more Americans are directly affected by the threat of climate change than they are by the threat of terrorism.   In a White House briefing today, Earnest was pressed about a similar claim that President Obama made during an interview this week. Additional audio: White House…

U.S. Closing Yemen Embassy

Posted On February 10, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. is closing its embassy in Yemen due to the deteriorating security situation in the country after the takeover by Shiite rebels. Staff at the embassy have reportedly been told they would be shuttered in less than 24 hours.

Family Joins White House In Confirming Death Of ISIS Hostage

Posted On February 10, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- An American aid worker held hostage by ISIS is dead. The family of Kayla Mueller and the White House are both confirming the 26-year-old's death. In a statement the family said, "We are heartbroken" and described Kayla as a "compassionate and devoted humanitarian." The family did not say how Mueller died, but…

Lawmakers Comment On Death Of Kayla Mueller

Posted On February 10, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- Some of Washington's most powerful lawmakers are sending their condolences to the family of American aid worker Kayla Mueller. Arizona Senator John McCain said the thoughts and prayers of the people of his state, the nation and the civilized world are with her family in Prescott, which is north of Phoenix. Speaker…

Family Joins White House In Confirming Kayla Mueller’s Death

Posted On February 10, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The family of Kayla Mueller and the White House are confirming the American aid worker is dead. In a statement the family said, "We are heartbroken" and described Kayla as a "compassionate and devoted humanitarian." They said "She dedicated the whole of her young life to helping those in need of freedom…