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Chuck Hagel: ISIL Is 'Beyond Anything' The U.S. Has Seen

Obama administration officials signal a lengthy U.S. engagement in Iraq to fight the extremist group.

"We have to go in, and it's more than pin-prick airstrikes," Sen. John McCain , R-Ariz., said Thursday on Fox News.

GOP Hawks Push Obama to Up the Ante After Foley

Push includes new support for U.S. ground troops, if not (yet) a full-scale re-invasion of the country.

FBI Hostage Negotiators Share Their Insight on the James Foley Tragedy

Foley's murders have threatened to kill another one, Steven Sotloff, unless the U.S. ends its campaign against them.

Eric Holder Almost Gives the Ferguson Race Speech Obama Couldn't

"I am the Attorney General of the United States. But I am also a black man," Holder says.

U.S. Refused to Pay ISIL's Ransom Demands for James Foley

Captors sought $100 million and a prisoner exchange.

A screengrab from a militant website video Saturday, July 5, 2014, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivering a sermon at Iraq.

Gen. Allen: Destroy the Islamic State Now

What we’re facing in northern Iraq is only partly a crisis about Iraq. It is about the region and potentially the world as we know it. By Ret. Gen. John Allen

Obama: ISIL 'Has No Place in the 21st Century'

President condemns militant group responsible for the murder of journalist James Foley.

Retired Army 1st Sgt. William Staude, of Elliott, Pa., salutes the colors being carried by soldiers from the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command.

How Veterans’ Preference Laws Are Dragging Down Federal Hiring

‘Unwieldy’ and ‘convoluted’ laws are confusing vets and feds alike, report finds.

John Kerry: ISIL 'Must Be Destroyed'

Secretary of State has strong words about the U.S. mission against the militant group.

Pentagon Financial Managers Embrace Data Tools Amid Austerity

Survey finds pessimism on information technology acquisition and workforce training.