Articles from September, 2013
Will U.S. aid in Syria's civil war benefit the nation's moderates, or factions of al-Qaida? Lawmakers' estimates aren't easy to confirm.
Because a Top 10 can't capture all the exaggerations.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and Texas Gov. Rick Perry argued about jobs and the economy when they appeared together on Crossfire.
That's the startling claim in a recent New York Post op-ed. An investigation of the facts reveals a different story.
In an interview on ABC's This Week, President Barack Obama suggested that the economy he inherited may have been worse than the one during the Great Depression. There's some evidence to support that, but a lot that doesn't.
A media hubbub over Warren Buffett's purported rejection of President Barack Obama's health care law was based on an interview that ran three and a half years ago, before Congress even passed the law.
The U.S.-Russian agreement to rid Syria of chemical weapons sets an ambitious schedule. We talked with weapons experts about how to verify that deadly materials actually get destroyed.
Secretary of State John Kerry and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., trounced on history as they supported President Obama’s moves against Syria.
That’s probably true. But independently confirming it is another matter.
President Barack Obama wanted Congress to back to airstrikes against Syria. But even with congressional approval, would a strike be legal under international law? We review the evidence.
Bachmann's recent remarks on Egypt, the Muslim Brotherhood and 9/11 could leave a wrong impression with some listeners. So we set the record straight about who was responsible for the 2001 terror attacks.
As President Obama makes his case to Congress for an authorization of force, we've looked at claims about chemical weapons, mass casualties, refugees and red lines.
We explain the science -- and the skepticism -- of studies that pin down the number of deaths due to not having health insurance.
Did Obama deny making comments about setting a "red line" on Syria?
As a key part of Obamacare goes into effect on Oct. 1, we’re asking for your ideas and questions about what you’d like to read.
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