A Southland lawmaker is calling for President Obama to seek Congressional authorization for any expanded military effort to confront violent Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.
A video posted to social media Tuesday claimed to show the beheading of an American journalist by the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, who have been the targets of US airstrikes in Iraq over recent weeks.
Officials Saturday carried out a third round of U.S. airstrikes against Islamic state militants, leaving many people across Southern California concerned for family members in Iraq as the violence continues.
A group of anti-war protesters Thursday gathered outside a veteran’s hospital in downtown Los Angeles just as President Obama announced he’s sending 300 military advisers to Iraq.
“He was my hero,” his mom says, choking back tears.
Oil industry analysts are warning a brewing civil war between Islamic militants in Iraq could potentially send gas prices soaring here in the Southland.
Imam Moustafa al-Qazwini, a religious scholar born in Iraq and living in Rowland Heights, said his homeland is on the verge of a civil war.
More than 57,000 U.S. military veterans have been waiting 90 days or more for their first VA medical appointments, and an additional 64,000 appear to have fallen through the cracks, never getting appointments after enrolling, the government said Monday in a report newly demonstrating how deep and widespread the problem is.
A federal grand jury in Sacramento has indicted a California man on a single charge of attempting to provide support to a foreign terrorist organization.
Paul Walker was best known for his movies and fast cars, but a former Santa Barbara jewelry store clerk will remember him most for his generosity.
A former Marine accused of murder in the deaths of four homeless men, a woman and her son has died at a California hospital after falling ill in his jail cell.
Protestors defended Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and questioned the assertion his government is responsible for the August 21 attack on its people.
A local chapter of Habitat for Humanity has partnered up with the California Department of Veterans Affairs to build affordable houses for hundreds of working veterans and their families.
A nurse came forward Tuesday to say that embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner demanded a date earlier this year.
Hundreds of people lined Corona’s Main Street Tuesday to welcome home Army Sgt. Jordan Sisco for the holidays.