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Eric Holder to Step Down as Attorney General

Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration's legal fight against terrorism and pushed to make the criminal justice system more even-handed, is resigning after six years on the job. He is the nation's first black attorney general. Sep 25, 2014 7:57 AM PT

Breitbart News Sponsors National Security Conference on 'The War with ISIS' in DC

Monday, September 29, Breitbart News will sponsor the second National Security Action Summit (NSAS II), co-sponsored by EMPAct America. The event will host some of the foremost foreign policy experts and commentators in the country, including Sen Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Dr. Ben Carson, and will cover the most important questions involving American national security and the rising threat of the Islamic State in the Middle East. Sep 25, 2014 7:42 AM PT

Obama to Expand Ocean Preserve to 6 Times Its Size

President Barack Obama is carving out a wide swath the Pacific Ocean for an expanded marine preserve, putting the waters off-limits to drilling and most fishing in a bid to protect fragile underwater life. Sep 24, 2014 7:21 PM PT

Italy Stages Ebola Evacuation Drill–Just in Case

Italian authorities and medical experts insist that the risk of Ebola spreading from Africa to Europe is small, given that the virus only spreads by direct contact with infected blood or other bodily fluids. They say Italy's first case of Ebola will probably be an Italian doctor or missionary who contracts the disease while caring for patients in Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea — the three hardest-hit countries — and is airlifted home for treatment. Sep 24, 2014 2:55 PM PT

Fire Destroys Michael Brown Memorial in Ferguson

Anger spilled over Tuesday after fire destroyed one of two memorials on the street where Michael Brown was killed, a site that has become sacred to many in Ferguson and others nationwide focused on interactions between minorities and police. Sep 24, 2014 6:45 AM PT

Washington Post Slashes Retirement Benefits

"The Washington Post announced large cuts in retirement benefits on Tuesday, declaring that it would eliminate future retirement medical benefits and freeze defined-benefit pensions for nonunion employees." Sep 24, 2014 6:36 AM PT

Denver Area Students Walk Out of School in Protest of Conservative Curriculum

Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that promote citizenship, patriotism and respect for authority, providing a show of civil disobedience that the new standards would aim to downplay. Sep 23, 2014 4:31 PM PT

D'Souza Gets Community Confinement for Election Law Violation

Conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza was sentenced on Tuesday to spend eight months in a community confinement center during five years of probation after pleading guilty to a campaign finance law violation. Sep 23, 2014 10:59 AM PT

The Worst Case Scenario for Ebola

Before this year, Ebola was a disease relegated to remote villages in Africa. Even public health officials didn't worry about it spreading very far. Until recently, they would probably tell you that the virus typically burned out after ravaging only a handful of people. Sep 23, 2014 9:40 AM PT

Ebola Outbreak Status: The Worsening of a Nightmare Scenario

It's nine months into the biggest Ebola outbreak in history, and the situation is only going from bad to worse. The outbreak simmered slowly in West Africa from December 2013, when the first case was retrospectively documented, through March, when it was first recognized by international authorities. Sep 23, 2014 8:35 AM PT

Khorasan: What We Know So Far

While ISIS has captured international attention with its very public, bloodthirsty tactics, a terrorist group some American officials say is more intent on actually striking the United States is operating in the shadows, and on the margins of the national security conversation. Sep 23, 2014 7:48 AM PT

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